Storm Prevention: Why Companies Should Support the UN
Article from: OGEL 4 (2004), in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
What has the UN got to do with business? And what has business got to do with the UN? In this short article these questions are answered from an unusual perspective, which sees the UN and corporations as essential to the future of each other and the planet. In a hard hitting critique of current use and abuse of the UN by business, and a context of turbulent geopolitics, the article argues for businesses to awaken to the essential need for democratic global governance to match the globalizing economy, and thus the need for a stronger, more independent UN with a democratically-governed ...