Policy reforms need to address low financial returns which hamper the contribution of FDI to sustainable development.
To many observers, multinational corporations seem to have considerable clout. Sophisticated global value chains criss-cross the planet and have an impact on numerous sectors of economic activity, the environment and labour markets. Consequently, governments and civil society have called on international business to make a more meaningful contribution to the advancement of sustainable development and the fight against climate change.
Some of these calls are motivated by concerns about business conduct, […]