Working in the Real World

Opening up for Business
Transparency and accountability are essential if corporations are to be responsible. What does this mean in practice? How can companies act responsibly in the face of strong commercial pressure? How should companies relate honestly to their stakeholders?

Developing Civil Society
NGOs carry the flag for ethics in the modern world. They are also being challenged by companies. How can they respond effectively?

Public Sector Accountability
Governments are yielding their powers to the private and voluntary sectors. Can this be reconciled to democratic accountability? What is the right role for legislation and regulation in promoting responsible behaviour?