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Global | Publication | Issue 05 / February 2017
Welcome to the fifth edition of Business ethics and anti-corruption world. As with our previous issues, we aim to highlight Norton Rose Fulbright’s global reach through analysis and reflection of key updates and events related to business ethics, anti-corruption and business and human rights developments.
Our business ethics and anti-corruption practice helps clients to navigate national and international anti-corruption, regulatory and compliance issues and investigations wherever they arise. We advise corporates, financial institutions and senior executives extensively on the implications of international business ethics and anti-corruption best practice standards, wider developments in the legislative and corporate landscape, and in relation to internal and government-led investigations. We work closely with colleagues across our global platform of more than 50 offices throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia to advise clients on international compliance needs across a wide range of risks.
Our team also recognizes that human rights represent an evolving area of emerging risk for businesses which is assuming an increasingly legal dimension. With initiatives like our recently published joint Business and Human Rights Due Diligence Project with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (see article below), we are a leading force in providing guidance to businesses on human rights related risks and obligations.
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If you would like to discuss business ethics and anti-corruption issues relevant to your organization, please feel free to contact us or our global network. Contact details are at the end of this issue.
Nina Varumo is a freelance portrait and documentary photographer based in Stockholm. A recent project of hers Kvinnor till sjöss (‘Women at sea’) is on ongoing photo series highlighting the working life of female seafarers in order to change the stereotypical image of what and who is a seafarer.
Companies have been publicly reporting on their financial performance for over a hundred years. However, they are increasingly having to make public non-financial disclosures relating to sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters as a result of rules, laws and regulations issued by stock exchanges, governments and regulators worldwide.
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