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23 October 2019

Liberal Democrat party unveils plans for legal 'duty of care' on social and environmental issues for UK firms

Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian

Businesses would be given a legal “duty of care” on environmental and social issues that could be used to prevent them selling goods from deforested areas and to force companies to investigate their overseas supply chains, under plans set out by the...

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17 October 2019
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17 October 2019
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Author: Michel Delapierre, Economie matin (France)

« Droits humains en entreprise : l'Europe dans le collimateur des ONG », 14 octobre 2019...

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11 October 2019
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Author: Manon Schick, Amnesty International Suisse, dans 24 heures (Suisse)

« Les sénateurs cèdent devant le lobby des multinationales », 8 octobre 2019...

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7 October 2019

Finland: Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment publishes call for tender for study on options for national human rights due diligence law

Author: Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland

[press release only available in Finnish, the final study to be published in Finnish and English]...

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7 October 2019
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Author: Elsa Savourey, Herbert Smith Freehills, dans Harvard Business Review France

« Pourquoi l'engagement social et environnemental ne peut plus attendre », 1er octobre 2019...

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4 October 2019
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2 October 2019

EDF Group sent formal request urging company to comply with its duty of vigilance under French law

On 1 October 2019, indigenous human rights defenders, communal representatives from Unión Hidalgo in Oaxaca, Mexico, Proyecto de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales (ProDESC), and the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR),...

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1 October 2019

XPO Logistics Europe served letter of formal notice challenging inadequacy of its vigilance plan under French Duty of Care Law

On 1 October 2019, in a landmark legal move, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and an alliance of unions served a letter of formal notice to XPO Logistics Europe under the French...

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27 September 2019
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Author: Olivier Lamotte, Ana Colovic, Octavio Escobar et Pierre-Xavier Meschi, The Conversation

« Droits de l'homme : l'impact indirect des multinationales dans les pays émergents », 16 septembre 2019...

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