Example in practice
Following a lobbyist scandal in the US, a total of 51 corporations — including America Express, Chevron, General Electric and Merck — agreed to adopt new rules that voluntary bind companies todisclose publicly any corporate funds that are used for political purposes, either at the state or federallevel.28
—— Bank of Canada: Disclosure of Wrongdoing.
—— International Chamber of Commerce: Commission on Anti-Corruption. Combating Extortion and Bribery: ICC Rules of Conduct and Recommendations.
—— International Finance Corporation: Disclosure Policy.
—— Shell: Financial Disclosure Policy.
—— U4 Helpdesk Query: Corruption Political Party Financing and Electoral Campaigns.
—— World Bank: Disclosure Glossary.
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat – Backgrounder: Glossary – Proposed Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act.
28Leslie Wayne, “Corporations to Disclose Political Contributions”. Washington Post. 29 May 2008.