the EU and corporate social responsibility - "CSR - a concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and in their interaction with their stakeholders on a voluntary basis" and "contributing to sustainable development while enhancing Europe’s innovative potential and competitiveness"
Risk and corporate governance: Turnbull Report - The UK Stock Exchange accepted the Turnbull recommendations to include health, safety and environmental, reputation and business probity issues among the risks to be identified and assessed on an ongoing basis, as part of good corporate governance
Germany - Corporate Governance Code - making Germany's corporate governance rules transparent for both national and international investorsand addressing issues - especially from the international community - leveled against German corporate governance
World Bank - The World Bank's assessments of corporate governance institutional frameworks and practices across five continents
EBRD - the EBRD's (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) new accountability mechanism assesses and reviews complaints about Bank-financed projects. It gives civil society organisations and local groups and individuals that may be directly and adversely affected by a Bank project a means of raising complaints or grievances with the Bank.
EBRD engaging with civil society - the EBRD expects clients to assess and manage the environmental and social issues associated with their projects, so that they meet good international practice for sustainable development.