Corporate Political Engagement Index 2018

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Transparency International UK

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Systems change

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Capitalism

Corporate Political Engagement Index 2018

The index provides companies with an understanding of the respective strengths and weaknesses of their current approach to political engagement.The results of Transparency International's Corporate Political Engagement Index make for sobering reading with nearly three quarters failing to adequately disclose how they engage with politicians. This leaves the public in the dark about the relationship between big business and government, fostering mistrust in politics and business. More encouragingly almost a third of the companies assessed strengthened their political engagement policies as a direct result of the project.