Policy Position 06/2009: Controlling corporate lobbying and financing of political activities

Filed under - Private sector

Policy position published 1 June 2009
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Corporate lobbying and financing of political activities are carried out by most large corporations.Both sets of activities, when undertaken with integrity and transparency by a company, can be a legitimate and positive force. Yet, the extensive funds at the disposal of businesses and the close relationship that exists between many companies and lawmakers can lead to undue, unfair influence in a country’s policies and politics.

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Translations: FR   ES  



Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Politics and government   |   Private sector   
Tags - Policy Position   |   Corporate lobbying   

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