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Human Rights Supersede Profit

Author: Joseph Stiglitz, Business Day [So. Africa], Published on: 11 November 2003

...corporations don't have a conscience; it is only the conscience of those who run the corporation, and as recent US corporate scandals have made all too clear, conscience often takes a back seat to profit...it is to be hoped the west's legal systems will provide an alternative recourse...[refers to BP's attempt to disclose its payments to the Angolan government]

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Related companies: BP