My Interest in Business Ethics
Aboriginal - First Nations ; Aboriginal - Inuit ; Research Centres & Teams
Areas of Interest
Climate Change ; Codes of Conduct ; Environment & Business ; Human Rights ; Indigenous People ; Poverty ; Public Policy ; Resource Extraction ; SRI/Responsible Investment ; Sustainability
Me in Brief
Robert Goodland is an ecologist (PhD, McGill University) who served as the World Bank Group's environmental adviser for 23 years, where he drafted and persuaded the Bank to adopt most of its mandatory social and environmental safeguard policies, including its Indigenous Peoples policy. He was appointed technical director of the independent Extractive Industry Review of the World Bank's oil, gas, and mining portfolio (EIR.org), 2001-2004. As Sr. Fellow at the World Resources Institute, he co-authored "Integrating Human Rights into the World Bank Group". The Library of Congress (Loc.Gov) lists 39 of his books and monographs. His most recent book, with Clive Wicks, is Philippines: Mining or Food? He was elected chair of the Ecological Society of America (Metropolitan), and president of the International Association for Impact Assessment. Last year, he was awarded IUCN's Coolidge Medal for outstanding lifetime achievement in environmental conservation.