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date: 13 July 2020


Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Since the mid-twentieth century, nongovernmental organizations—groups without governmental affiliation that promote community service and political change—have become agents of activism and advocacy throughout the world. Their efforts and actions frequently influence public opinion, which often forces businesses to develop more sustainable practices and operations. Initially confrontational, a more cooperative relationship exists today between some nongovernmental organizations and corporations. ...

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