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About Harris Gleckman

Harris Gleckman is Senior Fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability, UMass-Boston and Director of Benchmark Environmental Consulting.

He is the former Chief of the NY Office of UNCTAD, Senior Officer for the first Financing for Development Conference, and Chief of the Environmental Unit of the Centre on Transnational Corporations. Over a period of 30 years, he undertook policy oriented research on multinational corporations, global environmental management, financing for development, global governance institutions, and the economics of climate change. He is currently working on a handbook on the governance of multistakeholderism.

Articles by Harris Gleckman

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

When elephants fight, the grassroots get hurt

To explain the new and unexpected dynamics we are experiencing, let us consider whether we are witnessing a new three way economic-ideological battle among global ruling elites.

Economic-social-environmental-gender governance

Thoughts on the occasion of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) and the UN’s forthcoming 75th birthday

Re-visioning global governance: constraining the power of MNCs

Multinational corporations (MNCs) have eclipsed nation-states in their power and ability to set the international agenda. Four options for controlling corporate dominance over global governance.  

Multi-stakeholder governance: a corporate push for a new global governance

The World Economic Forum wants to elevate annual Davos and regional multi-stakeholder meetings and experimental forms in multi-stakeholder governance into a new form of global governance. Is this an advance?

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