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Books | Book Chapters | Reports | Policy Briefs, Articles, & Working Papers | Executive Briefing Papers written for The Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum | Reports written for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Books

Jackson, Ira A. and Jane Nelson. Profits with Principles: Seven strategies for delivering value with values. Currency/Doubleday, New York: 2004.

Nelson, Jane. Building Partnerships: Cooperation between the United Nations System and the Private Sector. United Nations Department of Public Information, New York: 2002.

Nelson, Jane, translated by Nicolás Suescún. El Negocicio de la Paz: El sector privado como socio en la prevención del conflicto. Grupo Editorial Norma, Bogotá: 2002. Translation into a book of report published in 2000 (see reports): The Business of Peace: The private sector as a partner in conflict prevention and resolution.

Brugger, Ernst, Jane Nelson, and Lloyd Timberlake. Cutting Edge: Small Business and Progress. McGraw Hill Interamericana de Chile, Santiago: 1994.

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Book Chapters

Kharas, Homi, Koji Makino and Woojin Jung. Catalyzing Development: A New Vision for Aid. Author of Chapter 4: The Private Sector and Aid Effectiveness: Toward New Models of Engagement. The Brookings Institution Press, Washington, DC: 2011.

Brainard, Lael and Derek Chollet (eds). Global Development 2.0 Can Philanthropists, the Public and the Poor Make Poverty History? Author of Chapter 9: Affecting Change through Accountable Channels. The Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC: 2008.

United Nations. Strengthening Efforts to Eradicate Poverty and Hunger: Dialogues at the Economic and Social Council. Author of Business as a Partner in Eradicating Poverty. United Nations Publications, NY: 2007.

Brainard, Lael and Derek Chollet (eds). Too Poor for Peace? Global Poverty, Conflict, and Security in the 21st Century. Author of Chapter 9: Operating in Insecure Environments. The Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC: 2007.

Jordan, Amanda and Amy Lunt (eds). Whose Responsibility? The Role of Business in delivering social and economic change. Author of Chapter 7, A Responsibility for Government – How Far Should Companies Go? The Smith Institute, London: 2006.

Brainard, Lael (editor). Transforming the Development Landscape: The Role of the Private Sector. Author of Chapter 3: Leveraging the Development Impact of Business in the Fight Against Global Poverty. The Brookings Institution Press, Washington DC: 2006.

Perrini, Francesco (editor). The New Social Entrepreneurship: What awaits social entrepreneurial ventures? Coauthor with Beth Jenkins of Chapter 15: Investing in social innovation: Harnessing the potential for partnerships between corporations and social entrepreneurs. Edward Elgar Publishing Inc., Cheltenham: 2006.

Moon, C. and Bonny, C. (eds). Business Ethics: Facing up to the issues. Co-author with Frances House of Chapter 8, New Ethical Frontiers in Emerging Markets. The Economist Books, London: 2001.

Contributor to Visions of Ethical Business. The Financial Times Management Series, in association with PricewaterhouseCoopers, London: 1998 and 2000.

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Reports

Ehaab Abdou, Amina Fahmy, Diana Greenwald, and Jane Nelson. Social Entrepreneurship In The Middle East: Toward Sustainable Development For The Next Generation. Wolfensohn Center for Development at Brookings, Dubai School of Government, and Silatech, April 2010.

Shannon Murphy and Jane Nelson. Business Partnerships for Development: The Case of the National Beverage Company in the West Bank and Gaza. CSRI Report No. 42, 2010.

Shannon Murphy, Wivinia Belmonte and Jane Nelson. Investing in Girls' Education: An Opportunity for Corporate Leadership. CSRI Report No. 40, 2009.

Jane Nelson and Shannon Murphy. Corporate Social Responsibility in Saudi Arabia and Globally: Key Challenges, Opportunities and Best Practices. A Report of the First Leadership Dialogue. CSRI Report No. 33, 2009.

Contributor to Business Action for Africa's MDGs at the midpoint: Accelerating Business-led Growth and Collective Action. Author of Mobilising Business Action for the MDGs. Business Action for Africa, 2008.

Cramer, Aron, with Valerie Weinzierl, Richard Samans, Jane Nelson, and Simon Zadek. Partnering to Strengthen Public Governance: The Leadership Challenge for CEOs and Boards. World Economic Forum and Business for Social Responsibility, with AccountAbility, Harvard University, and International Business Leaders Forum, 2008.

Bush, Geoffrey, David Grayson, Amanda Jordan, and Jane Nelson. Amy Lunt (ed). Engaging Business in the Community: Not a Quick Fix. The Smith Institute, 2008.

Nelson, Jane and Beth Jenkins. The Role of the Private Sector in Expanding Economic Opportunity through Collaborative Action. Report of Leadership Dialogue at Harvard University. Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, October 2007.

Nelson, Jane. Building Linkages for Competitive and Responsible Entrepreneurship: Innovative partnerships to foster small enterprise, promote economic growth, and reduce poverty in developing countries. CSR Initiative, Harvard University and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), 2007.

Nelson, Jane, Stefanie Held, and Dave Prescott. Partnering for Success: Business Perspectives on Multistakeholder Partnerships. World Economic Forum, International Business Leaders Forum, and Center for Business and Government, Harvard, 2005.

Contributor to World Economic Forum’s Global Governance Initiative Annual Report, 2005. Author of Chapter 1, The Role of the Private Sector. World Economic Forum, 2005.

Nelson, Jane, and Caroline Bergrem. Values and Value: Communicating the Strategic Importance of Corporate Citizenship to Investors. World Economic Forum and International Business Leaders Forum, 2004.

Nelson, Jane, and Dave Prescott. Business and the Millennium Development Goals: A Framework for Action. International Business Leaders Forum and UNDP, 2003.

Nelson, Jane, and Caroline Bergrem. Responding to the leadership challenge: CEO survey on global corporate citizenship. World Economic Forum and International Business Leaders Forum, 2003.

Nelson, Jane, and Caroline Bergrem (eds). Global Corporate Citizenship: The leadership challenge for CEOs and Boards. World Economic Forum and International Business Leaders Forum, 2002.

Nelson, Jane, Alok Singh, and Peter Zollinger. The Power to Change: Mobilising Board Leadership to Deliver Sustainable Value to Markets and Society. International Business Leaders Forum and SustainAbility, 2001.

Nelson, Jane. The Business of Peace: The private sector as a partner in conflict prevention and resolution. International Alert, the Council on Economic Priorities, and International Business Leaders Forum, 2000.

Nelson, Jane. Building Competitiveness and Communities: How world class companies are creating shareholder value and societal value. International Business Leaders Forum in collaboration with the World Bank and UNDP, 1998.

Nelson, Jane. Business as Partners in Development: Creating Wealth for Countries, Companies and Communities. The International Business Leaders Forum in collaboration with the World Bank and UNDP, 1996.

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Policy Briefs, Articles, & Working Papers

Nelson, Jane. Corporate Action on Climate Adaptation and Development. Paper prepared for the Brookings Blum Roundtable: Development in the Balance: How Will the World’s Poor Cope with Climate Change?. Aspen, August 2008.

Nelson, Jane. Coalitions for Change: Building Alliances to Tackle Global Challenges. CSR Initiative Working Paper, Harvard University. Forthcoming 2008.

Nelson, Jane. Business as a Partner in Youth Enterprise and Employment: An agenda for action. Policy brief for the Clinton Global Initiative, with The Conference Board, International Business Leaders Forum, and CSR Initiative, Harvard University. Forthcoming 2008.

Nelson, Jane. Business as a Partner in the Commonwealth’s Development. Article prepared for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Reference Report 2007, Kampala, November 2007.

Nelson, Jane. New Development Actors: Effecting change through accountable channels. Paper prepared for the Brookings Blum Roundtable: Development’s Changing Face: New Players, Old Challenges, Fresh Opportunities. Aspen, August 2007.

Nelson, Jane and Beth Jenkins. Business as a Partner in Conflict Prevention and Resolution: An agenda for action. Policy brief for the Clinton Global Initiative, with The Conference Board, International Business Leaders Forum and CSR Initiative, Harvard University, 2007.

Nelson, Jane. Business as a Partner in Strengthening Public Health Systems: An agenda for action. Policy brief for the Clinton Global Initiative, with The Conference Board, International Business Leaders Forum and CSR Initiative, Harvard University, 2006.

Nelson, Jane. Business as a Partner in Solving Malnutrition: An agenda for action. Policy brief for the Clinton Global Initiative, with The Conference Board, International Business Leaders Forum and CSR Initiative, Harvard University, 2006.

Nelson, Jane. Operating in Insecure Environments. Paper prepared for the Brookings Blum Roundtable: The Tangled Web: The Poverty-Insecurity Nexus, August 2006.

Nelson, Jane. The Operation of NGOs in a World of Corporate and other Codes of Conduct. Paper prepared for the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute, August 2006. 

Nelson, Jane and Beth Jenkins. Investing in Social Innovation: Harnessing the Potential of Partnership between Corporations and Social Entrepreneurs. CSR Initiative Working Paper No. 20, Harvard University, March 2006.

Deri, Chris, Jane Nelson, Adrian Hodges, and Maria Schneider. Business and International Development: Opportunities, Responsibilities and Expectations. CSR Initiative, Harvard, International Business Leaders Forum, and Edelman, September 2005.

Nelson, Jane. Corporate Citizenship in a Global Context. CSR Initiative Working Paper No. 13, Harvard University, May 2005.

Nelson, Jane. The Role of the Private Sector in Global Governance. CSR Initiative Working Paper No. 9, Harvard University, January 2005.

Nelson, Jane. Building Public Sector Capacity to Address HIV/AIDS: The Role of the Private Sector. CSR Initiative Working Paper No. 8, Harvard University, January 2005.

Jackson, Ira and Jane Nelson. Values-Based Performance: Seven Strategies for Delivering Profits with Principles. CSR Initiative Working Paper No. 7, Harvard University. December 2004. Adapted from article published by Ivey Business Journal, November/December 2004. Reprint # 9B04TF09.

Nelson, Jane. Leadership, Accountability and Partnership: Critical Trends and Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility. CSR Initiative, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, June 2004.

Nelson, Jane. Turning Ethical Values into Business Value. CSR Initiative Working Paper No. 4, Harvard University. March 2004. Adapted from article written in World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Magazine, January 2004.

Nelson, Jane. The Public Role of Private Enterprise: Risks, Opportunities and New Models of Engagement. CSR Initiative Working Paper No. 1, Harvard University, March 2004.

Nelson, Jane. Economic Multipliers: Revisiting the core responsibility and contribution of business to development. IBLF Policy Brief Number 4. The International Business Leaders Forum, 2003. 

Nelson, Jane, and Moberg, Jonas. Rebuilding bridges: The role of responsible business in post-war Iraq. IBLF Policy Brief Number 3. The International Business Leaders Forum, 2003.

Davies, Robert, and Jane Nelson. The Buck Stops Where? Managing the boundaries of business engagement in global development challenges. IBLF Policy Brief Number 2. The International Business Leaders Forum, 2003.

Nelson, Jane. UN and business partnerships: The Search for accountability in a complex world. In Accountability Quarterly, AccountAbility, May 2003.

Nelson, Jane. World Poverty and the Private Sector. In Optima magazine, Special Edition for the World Summit on Sustainable Development, September 2002.

Nelson, Jane. Globalisation and the challenge of building trust through corporate responsibility and good governance. IBLF Policy Brief Number 1. The International Business Leaders Forum, 2002.

Nelson, Jane. The Leadership Challenge of Global Corporate Citizenship. In Perspectives on Business and Global Change. Vol. 14, No. 4, World Business Academy, 2000.

Nelson, Jane and Simon Zadek. Partnership Alchemy: New Social Partnerships in Europe. The Copenhagen Centre, 2000.

Nelson, Jane. Achieving social and economic objectives through privatisation: A management primer for emerging markets. KPMG and International Business Leaders Forum, 1999.

Contributor to The CEO Agenda: Can business leaders satisfy the triple bottom line?  SustainAbility, UNEP, International Business Leaders Forum, and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, 1998.

Contributor to The Oil Industry Experience: Technology Cooperation and Capacity Building. UNEP and IPIECA, 1995.

Nelson, Jane and Trooper Saunders. Educating Tomorrow’s Global Business Leaders. AIESEC and International Business Leaders Forum, 1995.

Nelson, Jane (editor). Partnerships for African Development: Business and communities working together in Southern Africa. UNDP, The Ford Foundation, The Synergos Institute, and International Business Leaders Forum, 1995.

Nelson, Jane (editor). Partnerships for Sustainable Development: The role of business and industry. United Nations Environment Programme, Tufts University, and International Business Leaders Forum, 1994.

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Executive Briefing papers written for CEO-level meetings and programmes of The Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum

Globalization: The challenges of building trust through corporate responsibility and good governance, October 2002.

Stakeholder Partnerships, February 1996.

Education, Training and Enterprise Partnerships in South Africa, August 1995.

Business as Partners in Development: Building new bridges for sustainable development in Latin America, June 1995.

The role of Community Partnerships in Urban Development, November 1994.

New Business Horizons: The driving forces for business and community partnerships in the 21st Century, June 1994.

A New Spirit of Enterprise: Business and community partnerships in the transition to a market economy in Central and Eastern Europe and the CIS, April 1994 (Co-authored with Susan Simpson).

Partnerships for Progress: Sustainable development and corporate citizenship in Asia-Pacific, January 1994.

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Reports written for the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Proposals and background paper for Multiplying Managerial Skills in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union, September 1994. These proposals led to the establishment of a public-private training partnership in Russia.

Co-author with Lloyd Timberlake of Changing Course: An African business perspective. The BCSD’s African report submitted to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, June 1992.

Working paper on The Role of the Financial Markets in Promoting Sustainable Development, December 1991.

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