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Report "Vigilance on the Menu: 5 risk to human rights and the environment that agro-industry must identify"
Two years after the adoption of the French law on the duty of vigilance, French companies are publishing their first vigilance plans. We note that the measures implemented by agro-industry companies are insufficient and do not meet legal requirements. The report of CCFD-Terre Solidaire “Vigilance on the menu” highlights the risks that must be taken into account in this sector so that respect for human rights and the environment are not just lip service.
Blog article originally published by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre as part of their Reflections on the Zero Draft blog series on the proposed binding treaty on business and human rights.
What mHRDD means in different legal contexts and how civil society can advocate for it.
Webinar Series organised by ECCJ, Amnesty International, Anti-Slavery International and CIDSE.
Joint international Civil Society Statement, 14 March 2017 (Available in EN/FR)
Together with some colleagues of Broederlijk Delen I took part in the European Development Days on June 15th. A conference organized by the European Commission on development and sustainability. This year the event happened in Tour & Taxis, Brussels, with lectures, workshops and information stands of dozens of organizations.
In a video interview Elisabet Pèriz from Tierra Digna illustrates some of the issues connected to transnational corporations and the violations of human rights in Colombia.
Press Release: Conflict Minerals: EU opts for “responsibility for some,” limiting prospects to reduce abuses suffered by communities
Yesterday evening, 15th of June 2016, the European institutions negotiating the EU conflict minerals regulation came to a political agreement.
Around the world, multinational companies dealing with natural resources are fighting a global battle to access, control and extract precious stones, oil, gas, minerals and even plants.
Open letter from civil society organisations calling on EU to require EU companies to act with due care
130 civil society organisations today (13 June 2016) called on the European Union not to squander a unique opportunity to play its part in tackling the conflict minerals trade.
Devoir de vigilance des multinationales : la loi avance. Communiqué de presse conjoint : Amnesty International, Les Amis de la Terre, CCFD-Terre Solidaire, Collectif Ethique sur l’Etiquette, Sherpa (Membres du Forum citoyen pour la RSE), la Fondation Nicolas Hulot pour la nature et l’Homme, 24 mars 2016.
(See also ECCJ English article below)