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An overview of the Brazilian NCP and the Brazilian Action Plan for RBC

Brazilian economy faces several challenges especially when it comes to productivity, fiscal outcomes, investment, education, social protection, income inequality and corruption. These aspects reflect on the well-being and business environment and impact on inclusive and sustainable growth.

Marijke-Mulder

Textiles can also be sustainable!

Textiles are everywhere – and they are a problem. But by purchasing workwear, merchandise and other consumer textiles, companies and municipalities can have a powerful and positive impact on the textile industry.

Margarida-Goncalves-Maria-Kiseleva

🇵🇹 Empresas e devida diligência em situações de conflito: breves considerações

Este blog post faz parte do projeto de pós-doutoramento dirigido pela Prof. Laura Íñigo Álvarez e financiado pela FCT (Referência FCT: UIDP/00714/2020).

Joao-Maria-Botelho

🇵🇹 “Populações indígenas”: Porque é que os seus direitos continuam a ser tão importantes num mundo globalizado e qual o papel da devida diligencia no delinear da boa conduta empresarial face às mesmas

João Maria Botelho is a second-year student at NOVA School of Law and Research Assistant at NOVA BHRE. He is currently a policy intern at Global Alliance for a Sustainable Planet.

Thais-Cirne-Dussu-Djabula

An overview of the Brazilian NCP and the Brazilian Action Plan for RBC

Marijke-Mulder

Textiles can also be sustainable!

Margarida-Goncalves-Maria-Kiseleva

🇵🇹 Empresas e devida diligência em situações de conflito: breves considerações

Joao-Maria-Botelho

🇵🇹 “Populações indígenas”: Porque é que os seus direitos continuam a ser tão importantes num mundo globalizado e qual o papel da devida diligencia no delinear da boa conduta empresarial face às mesmas

Martijn-Scheltema-Robert-McCorquodale

Supervisory Mechanisms and Directors Duties: Innovations in the Proposed EU Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

Laurentiz-Ferreira-Gianecchini

🇵🇹 Como começar a investigar e trabalhar na área de Empresas e Direitos Humanos? Entrevista com Jovens Investigadores/as

Chiara-Marullo

State-owned Companies and the OECD National Contact Point: A potential conflict of interest?

Maria-Ines-de-Oliveira

Civil liability for breach of due diligence duties – First thoughts on the comparison between the European Parliament recommendations and the European Commission proposal

Titiksha-Mohanty

Human Rights Litigation against Multinationals in Practice

Domenico-Carolei

Applying the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to Non- Governmental Organisations (NGOs) – An analysis of the National Contact Points Caselaw

Florencia-SWO

A remediation system is only as strong as its weakest link: challenges and opportunities for Argentina’s National Contact Point

Miguel-Barboza

🇪🇸 El Estado de derecho y la reparación judicial en materia de empresas y derechos humanos en Latinoamérica

Maria-Pia

Legislating for corporate human rights and environmental due diligence that works for children: practical considerations

Claire-Bright-Lise-Smit

The new European Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

Filipa-Pires-de-Almeida

🇵🇹 Sustentabilidade como vantagem competitiva para as empresas

Howard-Pyle

Improving social impact in digital and technology

Isabel-Cabrita

🇵🇹 Algumas reflexões sobre o Primeiro Inquérito Nacional sobre Conduta Empresarial Responsável e Direitos Humanos

Cristina-Almeida

Venture Capital versus Asset Managers and the road to social and environmental outcomes

Isabel-Elbert

The relevance of the UNGPs for responsible business conduct in the technology sector

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Short-Termism in Business Law: A Global Approach

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When is short-termism a problem? We don’t really know!

Catarina-Alves

Can capital markets become sustainability drivers?

Joan-MacLeod-Heminway

At the Intersection of Corporate Short-Termism and Fiduciary Duties

Florian-Moeslein

In face of climate change, sustainability matters – company law needs to take it into account

Megan-Wischmeier-Shaner

Short-Termism and the Role of Corporate Managers

Margarita-Cuervo-Iglesias-Daniel-Schoenfelder

Responsible Business Conduct Regarding Security Providers: Legal and Non-Binding Frameworks for Practical Implementation

Beatriz-Albuquerque

The Portuguese National Contact Point: challenges and opportunities

Chiara-Macchi

Decent work and migrant workers: the EU Directive on mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence

Catarina-Serra

🇵🇹 As empresas e o cuidado devido aos direitos humanos (na perspetiva do Direito)

John-Morrison

Practical Insights on Business and Children’s Rights

Emellin-de-Oliveira

Decent work and Migrant Workers in Southern Portugal

David-Jargiello

Corporate Due Diligence: Context and Human Rights Implications

Samantha-Ret

Business Human Rights Responsibility in contexts limiting the freedoms and rights of migrants

Aintzane-Marquez

Seasonal female migrant workers: the human rights violations in the Spanish strawberry industry

Tulika-Bansal

Putting child rights at the centre of human rights due diligence: practical questions and implications

Didier-Reynders

Didier Reynders: Keynote Speech on Business and Children’s Rights

Vera-Paquete-Perdigao

Vera Paquete-Perdigão: Keynote Speech on Business and Children’s Rights

Bonheur-Minzoto

Lost in Translation? Human rights due diligence in the practices of companies in DR Congo

Alison-E-Holm

Understanding the effectiveness of OECD National Contact Points: uncovering corporate commitments as outcomes of NCP dialogue on human rights issues

Ana-Santos-Duarte

Concluding Remarks on Corporate Due Diligence and Sustainable Finance

Margarida-Arelo-Manso

Concluding Remarks on Corporate Due Diligence in Contract Law and Company Law

Claire-Bright

Business, Human Rights and Sustainability: Challenges and Opportunities

Dussu-Djabula

Opening Speech: An Intersectional Perspective on Climate Change

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Transcript of the Opening Speech of João Pedro Guimarães, Secretary-General of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Antonella-Angelini

Unfair trading practices in the agricultural and food supply chain: From Brussels to Italy

Kinnari-Bhatt-Gamze-Erdem-Tuerkelli

The OECD NCPs: ‘Unfit for Purpose’

Sinisa-Milatovic

Business and Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe: taking stock and moving forward

Dussu-Djabula

Concluding Remarks on Corporate Due

Diana

The German National Contact Point and its weaknesses for achieving effective remedies

Beata-Faracik

Business and Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe: perspectives from Poland

Hackett-OKelly

Can National Contact Points adequately remedy human rights impacts or do their roots as a CSR initiative transform remedy and human rights into corporate processes?

Jernej-Letnar-Cernic

Business and Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe: perspectives from Slovenia

Olena-Uvarova

Business and Human Rights in Central and Eastern Europe: perspectives from Ukraine

Roman-Bembinov

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report on Climate Change

Munro-Hachez

Leading RBC on the ground: National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct, looking back to prepare for the future

Laura-Inigo-Alvarez-Claire-Bright

🇪🇸 Los modelos normativos sobre debida diligencia en derechos humanos en Europa

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The OECD National Contact Points: A Promising External Regulator for Voluntary Sustainability Standards?

Katharine-Booth-Joseph-Wilde-Ramsing-

Holding governments accountable for their duty to protect human rights: The Australian National Contact Point and the road to functional equivalence

Laura-Inigo-Alvarez

National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct: the road ahead for achieving effective remedies

Noah-Neitzel-Daniel-Schoenfelder

Linking Board Pay to Human Rights – New Developments from Germany

Olena-Uvarova

Companies as drivers of positive changes to promote gender equality

Erika-George

Activists and Advancing Inclusive Business Cultures: Women Working for Change

Nadia-Bernaz

Corporate Due Diligence and Gender: A Plea for Intersectional Approaches

Penelope-Simons

Gender Equality and Business and Human Rights

Paloma-Munoz-Quick

Taking stock of investor implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Krishnendu-Mukherjee

Why we need effective climate due diligence

Arinc-Onat-Kilic-Davitti

EU April 2021 Package on Sustainable Finance: Green Stewardship or ‘Chronicles of a Death Foretold’?

Sara-Pacheco

Concluding Remarks on Corporate Due Diligence and Civil Liability

Robin-Brooks

The legal implications of Human rights and Environmental due diligence for Financial Institutions

Arianne-Griffith

Legislating for Corporate Due Diligence, Climate Change and Accountability

Ivano-Alogna

Corporate Due Diligence and Climate Change

Delara-Burkhardt

The relationship between the upcoming EU-level initiatives on horizontal mHREDD and on forest-risk commodities

Laura-Nasse

The French Duty of Vigilance Law in Comparison with the Proposed German Due Diligence Act – Similarities and Differences

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Company law: the corporate board and mandatory sustainability due diligence

Nikolaus-Vincent-Manthey-Moritz-Rojek-Daniel-Schoenfelder

Stakeholder capitalism ante portas? ESG directors’ duties & mandatory human rights due diligence developments in the EU and Germany

Surya-Deva

Climate change: Looking beyond human rights due diligence?

Jaakko-Salminen

Sustainability and the Contractual Organization of Production

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Corporate Due Diligence and Directors Duties?

Rachel-Chambers

Corporate Law as a Barrier to Human Rights Claims and the Promise of MHREDD Laws

Sarah-Dadush

Contracting for Human Rights and Corporate Due Diligence: Using the ABA Working Group’s Model Contract Clauses 2.0

Stephen-Turner

The relevance of the history and nature of company law in the context of human rights and the environment

Joao-Torres

Transcript of the Keynote Speech delivered by the Portuguese Secretary of State for Commerce, Services and Consumer Protection, João Torres

Athina-Sachoulidou

Business and human rights violations: the Greek approach to corporate liability ex crimine

Benedita-Sequeira

Concluding Remarks on Corporate Due Diligence and Private International Law

Christopher-Patz

Due Diligence and Civil Liability: Comments from multi-stakeholders

Joseph-Wilde-Ramsing-Manon-Wolfkamp-David-Ollivier-de-Leth

The Next Step for Corporate Accountability in the Netherlands: The New Bill for Responsible and Sustainable International Business Conduct

Eduardo-Alvarez-Armas-

Some observations on the proposed Article 6a on the law applicable to Business-related Human Rights claims

Chukwuma-Okoli

Some observations on private international issues in the Shell case

Marc-Philippe-Weller

Corporate Due Diligence in the supply chain and in group of companies: Some considerations on issues of substantive law

Catherine-Kessedjian

Business and Human Rights – Good administration of justice through jurisdiction and applicable law

Angelica-Bonfanti

Corporate due diligence and private international law: some remarks on the proposed amendments to Rome II Regulation and the applicable law to the business-related human rights claims

Claire-Bright

Corporate Due Diligence and Private International Law: Some Considerations from a Access to Remedy Perspective

geert-van-calster

Change for change’s sake? A succinct primer on the European Parliament’s proposal to amend Brussels Ia with a view to boosting corporate due diligence

Christian-Ewert

Due Diligence and Civil Liability: Comments from multi-stakeholders

Chatelain-Lucie

Corporate Due Diligence and Civil Liability: Comment from multi-stakeholders

filip-gregor

Corporate responsibility to respect human rights vis-à-vis legal duty of care

Christian-Dargham-Solene-Sfoggia

Corporate Due Diligence and Civil Liability: Some practical insights from the French Experience

Freya-Dinshaw

Corporate Due Diligence and Civil Liability: A Rights-holders Perspective

Robert-Grabosch

The German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act in the Making – What to Expect

Lise-Smit

The importance of civil liability for a corporate human rights duty

Nicolas-Bueno

The relationship between due diligence and civil liability in legislation

John-Ruggie

Transcript of the Keynote Speech delivered by Professor John Ruggie

Eurico-Brilhante-Dias

Transcript of the Opening Speech of the Secretary of State for Internationalisation, Eurico Brilhante Dias

Chukwuma-Okoli

Corporate Due Diligence and Private International Law: A Note on the Hague Court of Appeal’s decision in Shell

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