Trade Deals May Become Socially Responsible

The government has polled the business community on including corporate social responsibility in free trade talks, but one expert says there are better ways to ensure accountability.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 07/04/2007 12:00 am EDT

As the government prepares to launch free trade talks with a host of developing countries, it is quietly weighing private sector attitudes on including references to corporate social responsibility in the deals.

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