Corporate Responsibility

Tax to rise in 2013? (Up the ESG controversy agenda)

 January 2013 saw a private research provider – other research providers are available  – publish its top 10 list of   The Most Controversial Companies of the year 2012   –  analysing alleged breaches of international standards relating to 10 global companies as reported in high profile news stories. – other research providers are available

 Labour standards figure prominently as ever and the 2012 list is headed by the huge death toll in the Tarzeen fire http://www.laborrights.org/news/coverage-of-the-tarzeen-fire  Given that UK companies and media coverage feature strongly in this assessment, the tax debate originating in the UK and spreading  globally since the turn of the year, may feature prominently in the 2013 report?