Responsible Coexistence with Autocracies in Foreign Economic Policy Making

With this paper, the BDI contributes to the debate about responsibility in economic relations with ­autocratic countries. The core mission for our companies is to do business successfully and innovatively and, with that, to ­secure the ­livelihoods ­and prosperity of our societies. ­At the same time, industry is supremely invested in ­sustainably preserving the natural resources of our planet and strengthening the rule of law as the basis of our success.