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Corporate Governance and Accountability — Question for Short Debate [UK]

Author: TheyWorkForYou.com, Published on: 5 July 2011

[Debate] To ask Her Majesty's Government what steps they are taking to improve corporate governance and accountability with respect to social and environmental issues...Baroness Young of Hornsey…[said] We should aim high…Professor John Ruggie, UN special rapporteur on business and human rights, argued for measures to advance corporate legal responsibility through countries establishing extraterritorial jurisdiction over corporations for violations of international laws and conventions. What plans for action do the Government have to improve the quality of social and environmental reporting, and how might they move towards the high aspirations articulated by Sir Geoffrey Chandler and Professor Ruggie? [Lush, Ben & Jerry, Innocent, BP, Aviva, Body Shop (part of L'Oreal, Tesco, News Intl., Cadbury (part of Kraft Foods)]

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Related companies: Aviva Body Shop (part of Natura) BP Cadbury (part of Mondelēz International) Kraft Foods (now Kraft Heinz) L'Oreal News Corporation Tesco