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Frontline discussion with Christine Bader & Arvind Ganesan on the obligations and costs of doing business in a global context

Author: Sarah Childress and Lu Olkowski, Frontline, Published on: 18 November 2014

'Podcast: what's the moral cost of doing business today?', 19 Nov 2014:...In recent years, we’ve seen a great shift in the business world towards corporate social responsibility. But what does that really mean?...How responsible should companies be for human rights abuses or environmental fallout [?]...[I]n the latest FRONTLINE Roundtable, we’ve invited...[to] wrestle...with these questions...Christine Bader, a scholar and lecturer at Columbia University, and...author of the book, The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil...about her work at...oil giant BP...[and] Arvind Ganesan, director of the business and human rights division at Human Rights Watch, who works to expose abuses by corporations and set new guidelines for accountability...

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Related companies: Arco (part of BP) Barrick Gold BP Gap Hudbay Minerals Shell Sinopec