A new EU directive calls for more transparency from major companies

More than 6,000 big companies from the European Union will have to increase the amount of non financial information they release, because of a new EU directive addressed to private enterprises. This new rule has been greatly water down by the pressure of lobbies in Brussels, but it will improve public access to the impacts of these companies’ activities over the environment, social issues, diversity, respect to human rights, corruption and bribes. Read the rest of this entry »