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Future Cities Series: Planning for people - Future cities have to be active cities

European Union - June 2 2021 Our cities of the future should be, above all else, about the citizens - the women, men and children - living and working in our urban centres. All…

Hurdles on the journey to European mandatory human rights due diligence

European Union - May 31 2021 The EU Commission is delaying publication of its proposal for corporate human rights and environmental due diligence to the fall. Meanwhile, the…

Antony Crockett, Rebecca Perlman, Stéphanie Regalia.

Mandatory human rights and ESG due diligence in Europe - a race to the top?

European Union, Germany - March 12 2021 On 10 March 2021 the European Parliament voted by a large majority to adopt an ambitious report of the Committee for Legal Affairs, calling for the…

Antony Crockett.

EU Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence Law Takes Shape

European Union - September 25 2020 Earlier this year we reported on a European Commission proposal to introduce mandatory human rights due diligence legislation for the EU. The…

Elsa Savourey, Patricia Nacimiento, Stéphane Brabant.

Supply Chain Law in Germany: Current steps towards a mandatory human rights due diligence law

Germany - July 22 2020 Germany is currently working on a mandatory human rights due diligence law (“Lieferkettengesetz” or “Sorgfaltspflichtengesetz”) that would oblige…

Dr Nathalie Isabelle Thorhauer, Quenie Hubert.