The interaction between corporations and governments is certainly not new. Historically it appears that corporate political activity tended to align closely with specific economic interests tied to the corporation’s business activity. That certainly seems to be changing.
So, what is motivating the change and how significant is it? How does it fit within the broader context of the issue of corporate social responsibility? We are fortunate today to be joined by Professor Trevor Fetter who is now a senior lecturer at the Harvard Business School following a distinguished career in corporate America.