Conversation on Children’s Rights: Where are we going?

On this new episode of the podcast series, Maria Pia Bianchetti (Programme Specialist on Child Rights and Business at UNICEF) and Maria Miguel Oliveira da Silva (Research Associate of the NOVA Centre on Business, Human Rights and the Environment) hold a conversation with regard to children’s rights in general and the Due Diligence legislation.

Impacto da Proposta de Diretiva no Setor Financeiro e Bancário

Neste novo episódio do nosso Podcast, dedicado ao tema do impacto da proposta de Diretiva no setor financeiro e bancário, o Dr. Bruno Ferreira numa conversa com Dussu Djabula e Raquel Burgoa Dias dá-nos a conhecer as consequências práticas da implementação do processo continuado de devida diligência e da inclusão na sua estratégia empresarial, questões de direitos humanos, ambiente e objetivos de desenvolvimento sustentável. A publicação da tão aguardada Proposta de ‘Diretiva sobre Diligência Devida e Sustentabilidade Empresarial’ pela Comissão Europeia no dia 23 de Fevereiro de 2022 consubstancia um momento histórico na área de Business & Human Rights, e ao trazer um novo horizonte regulatório também traz consigo novos desafios e incertezas. Neste episódio abordam-se os principais desafios que os bancos e as empresas enfrentarão na implementação da Diretiva e de como serão afetadas as suas atividades.

Lobbying for Social Impact

There is a growing interest from companies in conducting their business activities in a more responsible and sustainable way, nevertheless, there is one impact that is still rarely discussed: that of the “democracy footprint”, which includes corporate lobbying, political spending, and other forms of corporate political influence aimed at shaping regulations designed to benefit society. In this episode, Dussu Djabula and Isabel Ruivo discuss with Professor Alberto Alemanno lobbying and how it can be used to enact societal changes.

A proposta de “Diretiva sobre Diligência Devida e Sustentabilidade Empresarial”

Neste novo episódio do nosso Podcast, dedicado ao tema da Responsabilidade Social das Empresas, a Dr.ª Maria Folque dá-nos a conhecer um instituto em constante evolução. A publicação da tão aguardada Proposta de ‘Diretiva sobre Diligência Devida e Sustentabilidade Empresarial’ pela Comissão Europeia no dia 23 de Fevereiro de 2022 consubstancia um momento histórico na área de Business & Human Rights e na luta por uma conduta empresarial responsável e sustentável. Neste episódio abordam-se os seus impactos nas empresas portuguesas e formas como estas se podem começar a preparar.

The Procedural Dimension of Responsible Business Conduct towards the Environment

In this new episode of the podcast series, Alice Milheiras and Sara Félix hold a conversation with Dr. Maria Jose Luque, as part of the project on “the role of procedural environmental standards in the delineation of human rights due diligence”, funded by the Fritz-Thyssen foundation and carried out at Trier University, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Birgit Peters.

Third World Insights on Business and Human Rights

In this new episode of the podcast series, Ana Duarte and Claire Bright hold a conversation with Dr. Ibironke Odumosu-Ayanu about third world insights on Business and Human Rights.

BHR and Migrant Workers from the Perspective of Women’s Rights

In this episode, Laura Íñigo Álvarez has a conversation with Aintzane Márquez Tejón and Carolina Jiménez Sánchez about the relationship between business, human rights and migrant workers considering the perspective of women’s rights.

Renewables and Human Rights

In this new episode of the Podcast series, Ana Duarte and Alice Milheiras hold a conversation with Céline da Graça Pires and Roberta Pinamonti from BSR on Renewables and Human Rights.

Note: The episode was recorded in May and, according to recent announcements, the EU Commission is delaying the publication of its proposal for Corporate Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence to the fall of this year.

Inclusion and Tech

In this new episode of the Podcast series, Ana Duarte and Dr. Laura Íñigo Álvarez hold a conversation with Eleanor Lumsden on the relationship between tech companies, inclusion and diversity.

Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration

In this new episode of the Podcast series, Dr. Claire Bright and Dr. Filipa Cansado Carvalho hold a conversation with Dr. Catherine Kessedjian on the Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration, based on an article she recently published on the topic for the Journal du Droit International.

Corporate Criminal Liability in Brazil

In this new episode of the Podcast, Eduardo Saad-Diniz shares insights with Athina Sachoulidou and Julia Gracia on corporate criminal liability in Brazil.

Responsabilidade Social das Empresas

Neste segundo episódio, dedicado ao tema da Responsabilidade Social das Empresas, a Prof.ª Dr.ª Catarina Serra dá-nos a conhecer um instituto em constante evolução.

An Introduction To Business, Human Rights and the Environment

In this first episode of the podcast series entitled ‘An Introduction to Business, Human Rights and the Environment’, Ana Duarte and Alice Milheiras are in conversation with Laura Iñigo Álvarez.