Government Squanders Opportunity to Hold Extractive Companies to Account

Two years after the multi-stakeholder Advisory Group to the National Roundtables on Corporate Social Responsibility in the Extractive Sector submitted its consensus report to the Canadian government, the government responded yesterday. The response ignores the report’s central recommendations.. The Foreign Affairs Department web site has the full response, "Building the Canadian Advantage: A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy for the Canadian International Extractive Sector" and the government press release.