Labor rights and Modern slavery

French construction giant Vinci under judicial investigation for its construction sites in Qatar

Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 10 November 2022 – A few days before the 2022 World Cup kick-off, French construction giant Vinci Construction Grands Projets...

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Socfin/Bolloré plantations: rising profits, ongoing repression

Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en

Paris, 24 May 2022 – From Sierra Leone to Nigeria, through Cameroon, Guinea and Ivory Coast, communities living near the industrial...

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Auchan and deceptive business practices : NGOs appeal the decision to dismiss the case

Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strategic litigation, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 12 May 2022 – Investigating judge dismissed the case against Auchan, following a complaint for misleading business practices...

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Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence: the proposal finally unveiled by the Commission must be improved

Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Strengthening corporate accountability advocacy

Paris, 23 February 2022 – After many delays, the European Commission has just published its proposal for a directive imposing a corporate...

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CSOs and labour unions call for the EU to confront systemic flaws of private social auditing and glaring accountability gaps.

Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Non classé-en, Press release-en

In an open letter, 15 human rights organisations and labour unions, including Sherpa, are jointly urging EU policymakers, including Didier...

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Creating a Public Authority to Enforce the Duty of Vigilance Law: A Step Backward?

Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Legal Doctrine Articles, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability advocacy

Sherpa publishes an analysis and recommendations with respect to the potential creation of an authority in charge of enforcing the French...

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Violation of workers’ rights at Samsung: NGOs barred from court

Corporate capture litigation, Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Protecting the public debate litigation

Paris, April 8th,2021 – NGOs Sherpa and ActionAid France’s claim against Samsung France on the ground of deceptive marketing...

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Bolloré/Socapalm : the judge rules in favor of the NGOs !

Corporate capture litigation, Environment and Climate, Front page, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en

Paris, March 25th, 2021 – While Bolloré tried to have the NGOs’ claim dismissed, the judge agreed with the NGOs. She...

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Op-ed – Making economic actors accountable by governing globalisation through law

Advocacy, Labor rights and Modern slavery, Laundering advocacy, Press release-en, Sherpa in the media, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

This op-ed has been published in Mediapart’s blog on May the 5th, 2020 The accountability of economic actors has been thought of at...

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Samsung’s indictment: Fighting transnational corporation’s human right’s violations through consumer law

Labor rights and Modern slavery, Press release-en, Sherpa in the media, Strategic litigation

Clara Gonzalez and Marie-Laure Guislain, litigation officers at Sherpa published a blog post ” Samsung’s indictment in France...

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