A Code Of Conduct For Nuclear Power

Law360, New York (October 21, 2011, 12:54 PM EDT) -- Corporate social responsibility and nuclear power? Indeed. In September, the very first code of conduct for the nuclear power plant industry was launched.

The development of the "principles of conduct" was facilitated by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Representatives of all of the major exporters of nuclear power plants participated in the drafting process, which was initiated in 2008. I had the honor of being selected by the Carnegie Endowment to help facilitate the negotiations.

The principles set forth expectations in the following areas: 

(1) Safety,...
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