- xxxvii, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
- Contents: The need for corporate environmental accountability -- History and definitions -- The shortcomings of traditional legal solutions -- Primary rules? -- The UN and the OECD : parallel or convergent paths? -- A contribution of human rights monitoring bodies? -- Standard-setting by international financial institutions -- Emerging standards on corporate accountability in IEL -- Tools for compliance -- The tools of international financial institutions : conditions in loan agreements and complaints mechanisms -- Sharpening the monitoring role of other international organizations -- Integrating international standards in UN-business partnerships.Includes bibliographical references (p. -293) and index.