Research and Studies

Focus on: Can the proposed European Directive on the Duty of Vigilance close the corporate accountability gap?

Advocacy, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability advocacy

6 September 2022 – Last February, the European Commission published a proposal for a directive on “corporate sustainability due...

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Report: Shutting Out Criticism: How SLAPPs Threaten European Democracy

Front page, Protecting the public debate advocacy, Reports, Research and Studies

16 March 2022 – Ahead of the European Commission’s proposal of EU-wide measures to stop abusive litigation, a new report by the...

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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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Towards EU Legislation on Corporate Accountability: the Need to Address Environmental Harms

Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Lucie Chatelain from Sherpa and Paul Mougeolle from Notre Affaire à Tous wrote an article, “Towards EU Legislation on Corporate...

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“Mining with meaning”: the content of vigilance plans is still insufficient according to a new study published by Sherpa

Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Front page, Press release-en, Reports, Research and Studies

Paris, October 29, 2020 – In a study on vigilance in the supply chains of minerals used in the energy transition, Sherpa highlights...

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Blog Post – Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for victims seeking justice remain in the Revised Draft treaty

Advocacy, Corporate capture litigation, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Sandra Cossart and Lucie Chatelain wrote a blog post on the Revised Draft treaty, “Key legal obstacles around jurisdiction for...

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Companies subject to the duty of vigilance under the radar of NGOs

Advocacy, Press release-en, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 27 June 2019 – Two years after the adoption of the French law on the duty of vigilance, Sherpa and the CCFD-Terre Solidaire...

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Law on the duty of vigilance: Frequently Asked Questions

Advocacy, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

France is the very first country with a mandatory regulation for companies, establishing legal obligations to ensure respect of human...

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Vigilance Plans Reference Guidance: a legal analysis on the duty of vigilance pioneering law

Advocacy, Press release-en, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

VIGILANCE PLANS REFERENCE GUIDANCE: legal analysis on the pioneering duty of vigilance law   Two years after the adoption in France of...

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Corruption in Mauritania, a gigantic evaporation system

Advocacy, Corruption and embezzlement advocacy, Research and Studies

Find here the complete report : Corruption in Mauritania, a gigantic evaporation system  ...

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Public Response by Sherpa to the National Action Plan for the Implementation of UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Advocacy, Press release-en, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability litigation

Paris, 9 May 2017 Sherpa welcomes the publication, on April 26th 2017, of a National Action Plan (NAP) for the implementation of the UN...

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