Displaying items by tag: human rights due diligence - CIDSE

Report "Vigilance on the Menu: 5 risk to human rights and the environment that agro-industry must identify"

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 10:36

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.

What can the zero draft Treaty text offer to people negatively affected by business operations?

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 10:59

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.

Published in B&HR Frameworks

Unpacking mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence developments in Europe

Tuesday, 27 March 2018 21:12

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.

CSO statement in support of the French corporate duty of vigilance law

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:12

Joint international Civil Society Statement, 14 March 2017 (Available in EN/FR)

European Development Days: A reflection of the ratios

Monday, 20 June 2016 10:51

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.

Published in Blog Archive

Corporate impunity and lack of access to justice in Colombia: How a UN Treaty could help

Friday, 17 June 2016 10:39

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.

Published in B&HR Frameworks

Press Release: Conflict Minerals: EU opts for “responsibility for some,” limiting prospects to reduce abuses suffered by communities

Thursday, 16 June 2016 12:13

Yesterday evening, 15th of June 2016, the European institutions negotiating the EU conflict minerals regulation came to a political agreement.

Published in Newsroom

Europe’s unique chance to clean up its trade in minerals

Thursday, 16 June 2016 10:14

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.

Published in Conflict Minerals

Open letter from civil society organisations calling on EU to require EU companies to act with due care

Monday, 13 June 2016 13:39

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.

Published in Conflict Minerals

Vote au parlement français sur le devoir de vigilance des multinationales

Monday, 04 April 2016 15:40

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)

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