EDC Gives Nod to Human Rights Considerations

But the jury is still out on whether the Crown corporation has gone far enough.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 07/09/2008 12:00 am EDT

With an eye on a recent report tabled by the UN's special representative on corporate social responsibility, Export Development Canada has adopted a policy of considering potential human rights impacts before approving transactions in developing countries.

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