Money to Burn

By |oktober 9th, 2019|corporate responsibility, deforestation, Frans Timmermans, News|

Harmful EU financing driving deforestation shows the need for Commissioner designate Frans Timmermans to commit to new rules on corporate responsibility for deforestation and environmental harm, writes Giulia Bondi.

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All eyes on EU’s anti-discrimination efforts

By |november 6th, 2018|corporate responsibility, debate, Discrimination, News, posted workers, Posted Workers Directive, Racism|

Associations working to fight against inequalities are calling on the EU to adopt a more aggressive policy against fraudulent employers. This approach echoes a survey showing that the majority of French people are closely following this issue. EURACTIV France reports.    

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EU stance on duty of care by multinationals seen as ‘obstructive’

By |oktober 27th, 2017|corporate responsibility, development aid, duty of care, France, Multinational companies, News, rana plaza, UN|

After France adopted a law on the duty of care by multinational companies, UN member states are discussing a treaty on human rights in international trade, despite the EU’s policy of obstruction.

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MEPs demand tough rules for textiles importers

By |april 28th, 2017|conflict minerals, corporate responsibility, News, textiles, working conditions|

The European Parliament has called for strict, binding legislation governing textiles imported to the EU, to crack down on the kinds of abuses brought to light by the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster, in which more than 1,100 people died.

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