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News/Speeches and Links to Best Practice

In this section you can find news items and speeches on CR.

Press releases


The following links will take you to CR Best Practice in various fields.

'FRAMING THE SPACE' - How Governments Respond To And Influence Corporate Responsibily (Department for International Development)

Account Ability

Corporate Responsibility - Europe

Corporate Responsibility in Scotland

Business in the Community

Business in the Community - Northern Ireland

Business in the Community - Scotland

Business in the Community - Wales

Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights

Corporate Register

CR Academy

European Commission

Forum for the Future


Global Reporting Initiative


Northern Ireland Business Education Partnership

UK Embassies Overseas

UK Social Investment Forum

UN Global Compact

Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights


Here you can download a range of reports and papers on CR-related matters:

Announcement of the newly created Voluntary Principals on Human Rights

Business investment in under-served markets

The Business and Society Corporate Responsibility Report 2002

Changing Manager Mindsets

CR Government Report

Department for International Development and CR

Eliminating world poverty: A challenge for the 21st century

Eliminating world poverty: Making Globalisation work for the poor

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative fact sheet

Good practice guide for businesses locating in deprived areas

International Strategic Framework on CR

Responsible Tax business breakfast 26 June 2007

Sustainability and Business Competitiveness

Sustainability and Business Competitiveness – Executive Summary