Consultation outcome

Corporate responsibility: call for views

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

Summary of responses to the call for views on corporate responsibility, and links to case study examples of corporate responsibility in practice.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Provides an opportunity to contribute to a framework of actions to realise the full benefits of corporate responsibility.


Consultation description

Corporate responsibility is sometimes known as corporate social responsibility. It is defined as the responsibility of an organisation for the impacts of its decisions on society and the environment above and beyond its legal obligations, through transparent and ethical behaviour.

This call for views seeks to gather your thoughts and ideas on aspects of corporate responsibility. It looks at what government, business and others should and could do in order to realise the full benefits that corporate responsibility can bring. It covers themes including:

  • voluntary reporting and disclosure of non-financial information
  • responsible supply chain management
  • corporate responsibility in small and medium sized enterprises

Your comments will contribute to a framework for action on corporate responsibility. We intend to publish the framework in spring 2014.