Mark Watts, LP Brussels Director, gave a guest speech on ‘corporate governance and social responsibility’ to 1700 MBA students studying on 3 continents and 6 different countries (UK, Trinidad, Guyana, Maldives, Burma, and Sri Lanka), hosted by the University of Bedforshire.
The European Commission’s has recently proposal for a ‘Directive on corporate sustainability due diligence’ which will radically change the way companies approach CSR, not least because it will lay down rules for companies to respect human rights and the environment in global value chains. Effectively making CSR mandatory.
The European Commission proposal:
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