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Building connections between compliance and CSR
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2013

CSR serves to strengthen a company's capacity to listen to, and communicate with, a range of stakeholders, including employees, customers, investors


Delaware enacts benefit corporation legislation
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2013

On July 17, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law legislation enabling the formation of public benefit corporations in Delaware. In doing so


U.S. district court upholds the conflict minerals rule
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2013

On July 23, the District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a challenge to the conflict minerals rule adopted by the Securities and Exchange


Corporate transparency reports: understanding limitations and leveraging opportunities
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

Recent revelations regarding surveillance activities by the U.S. Government have raised many questions regarding the balance between privacy and


ICMM releases position statement on indigenous peoples establishing commitment to FPIC
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Global
  • May 30 2013

The International Council of Mining & Metals ("ICMM") recently released a position statement on indigenous peoples and mining that explicitly


Responding to investor concerns regarding human rights impacts
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA, Global
  • May 20 2013

Increasingly, companies will face explicit demands from investors, especially members of the socially responsible investor community, that they


Reflections on the evolving business and human rights agenda
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

As mentioned in last week's post, participants in the Voluntary Principles Initiative recently held their Annual Plenary Meeting. The discussions


Telecommunications companies release guiding principles on freedom of expression and privacy
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2013

The Telecommunications Industry Dialogue, a group of eight telecommunications companies, recently published a set of Guiding Principles on freedom of


Board oversight of CSR & the role of the CSR committee
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

Shareholders increasingly expect boards of directors to exercise greater oversight over the social and environmental impacts of corporate activities


Due diligence on human rights? Consider consulting your FPCA counsel
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

Human rights due diligence requires many of the hallmarks of existing corporate compliance programs: clear policies; assessments of risk; and the