Results for Governance

Being seen to be clean

Being seen to be clean

November 20, 2007 Membership of voluntary initiatives is all well and good as oil and mining companies try to clean up their act but detailed auditing is necessary for real change to happen, says Diarmid O’Sullivan of Global Witness. Read more >
True accountability needs transparency

True accountability needs transparency

January 30, 2007 All sectors - whether governmental, voluntary or corporate - have a lot to learn about true accountability: they must acknowledge the need for transparency and they should make fighting corruption a priority. Read more >
Human rights news round-up issue 86

Human rights news round-up issue 86

March 16, 2006 Among the stories covered, the UN Norms on Human Rights are a "distraction" which should be sidelined in efforts to develop a better framework of human rights responsibilities for business, says an interim report from UN Special Representative John Ruggie. Read more >
‘Recalibrating’ reporting requirements

‘Recalibrating’ reporting requirements

January 02, 2006 Welcome to the wacky world of top level government decision-making, when careful deliberation since March 1998 by company law reform experts is torn up in a Friday afternoon brainstorm by speech writers and spin doctors. Read more >
Voluntarism in the spotlight:

Voluntarism in the spotlight:

January 01, 2006 By scrapping statutory operating and financial reviews, the government is hoping measures already in place will ensure responsible corporate governance. Read more >