Tag: duty of vigilance

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

Advocacy, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability

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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Strengthening Corporate Accountability: Toward an Ambitious European Legislation on the Duty of Vigilance

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Front page, Protecting the public debate, Research and Studies, Strengthening corporate accountability

Adopted in 2017 after a long advocacy, the French law on the duty of vigilance is a world first in the fight against the impunity of...

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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

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

-Press release-en, Advocacy, Environment and Climate, Front page, 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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Indigenous organisations and NGO coalition warn top French supermarket Casino: do not sell beef from deforestation in Brazil and Colombia – or face French law

-Press release-en, Environment and Climate, Front page, Strategic litigation

Paris, 21 September 2020 – An international coalition of associations (Canopée, CPT, Envol Vert, Mighty Earth, Notre Affaire à...

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

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

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

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

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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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