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

State-owned Companies and the OECD National Contact Point: A potential conflict of interest? About the author: Maria Chiara Marullo is an assistant professor of Private International Law, Universitat Jaume I. Coordinator of the network:  REDH-EXATA (redhexata.com). Project (UJI-A2020-04): Acaparamiento de tierras y recursos, ecocidio y pueblos indígenas. Corporations are directly subject to the control of […]

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

Civil liability for breach of due diligence duties – First thoughts on the comparison between the European Parliament recommendations and the European Commission proposal About the author: Maria Inês de Oliveira is a tenured professor of Civil and Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra, a private legal consultant in Portugal […]

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

Applying the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) – An analysis of the National Contact Points Caselaw About the author: Domenico Carolei is a lecturer in Public International Law and Public Law at the University of Stirling (UK). He trained as a lawyer in Italy and obtained his PhD from the University […]

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

A remediation system is only as strong as its weakest link: challenges and opportunities for Argentina's National Contact Point About the author: Florencia S. Wegher Osci is a PhD candidate and a Lecturer in Private International Law at the National University of Litoral. Member of the Advisory Body of Argentina’s OECD National Contact Point and of […]

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

El Estado de derecho y la reparación judicial en materia de empresas y derechos humanos en Latinoamérica About the author: Miguel Barboza López es abogado peruano y maestro en Derecho Internacional de los Derechos Humanos por la Universidad de Notre Dame (Estados Unidos de América). Actualmente es Coordinador de Proyectos del Programa Estado de Derecho […]

Improving social impact in digital and technology

Improving social impact in digital and technology This blog post is based on the interventions of Howard Pyle in the webinar on Corporate Due Diligence and Digital Transformation organised as part of the First Annual Conference of the Nova Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment with the support of PLMJ, the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and […]

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

Legislating for corporate human rights and environmental due diligence that works for children: practical considerations This blog post is based on the interventions of Maria Pia Bianchetti in the webinar on Business and Children’s Rights organised as part of the First Annual Conference of the Nova Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment with […]