We believe that maintaining a supply chain free from forced labor is not only a legal and ethical imperative but is also crucial for the sustainability of the seafood industry.
By Meg Roggensack, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center Countries around the globe use National Action Plans (NAPs) on business and human rights to support implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), the internationally agreed upon guidelines for...
Being clear about jargon, understanding ethical challenges and keeping up with fast-changing regulations are considered positive signs.
Roughly 30% of Mondelez International Inc. shareholders voted in favor of a proposal on the company’s human rights policy in Russia and Ukraine, sending a clear signal to management that investors want the snack maker to provide more clarity on its business practices in the warring countries.
Anita Dorett, Director of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights, warns of the pitfalls of relying on social audits to address state-sponsored forced labour risks.
From a heightened focus on human rights considerations to responsible AI integration, the ESG sphere is witnessing dynamic transformations.
By Maya Nirula, Spring Fellow, Investor Alliance for Human Rights Last week marked a long-awaited milestone: On April 24 the EU Parliament approved the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, commonly referred to as the CSDDD, legislation that will require certain EU and non-EU companies...
Investors have taken action through engagement and exclusion but are being encouraged to double up efforts to increase transparency in the sector.
There was no shortage of disappointment and discourse from all sides during the recent negotiations on the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD). Opinions were plentiful, diverse, passionate, and the gloves certainly came off in the final round.
In the latest episode of Corrs' Essential ESG podcast, Eloise O'Brien and special guest Dr Jonathan Kolieb (Senior Lecturer, Graduate School of Business and Law, RMIT University) discuss responsible business conduct in the context of armed conflict.