Sandakerveien 130 (kart)
1 og 2. etasje
Central America is going through a profound process of transnationalization of its economy involving the increased penetration of transnational companies (TNCs) in Central America, but also the transnationalization of several Central American companies.
This research area examines the evolution of corporate political activity within international environmental regimes, and analyses the scope and impact of business strategies on regime development.
This project aims to challenge this view by studying the formation of new forms of governance and the transformation of state-private relations through the negotiation and implementation of free trade agreements (FTAs). Post.Doc
The role of business in society has undergone a profound transformation in the last decades. While business has strengthened its influence in global and national governance, business is also held responsible for a range of issues which were previously considered the sole responsibility of states. Rightfully or not, business is expected to contribute beyond legal requirements, both on the political and the corporate level, to issues such as climate change, human rights, child labour and environmental protection.
The aim of the project is to analyze the consequences of the increased involvement of private actors in multilateral organizations. By 'private actors' we mean for-profit organizations, including corporations, business organizations and private foundations that are closely associated with them. 'Multilateral organizations' refers here to United Nations organizations and the World Bank.