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Entreprises et droits de l'homme - ce que doivent savoir les sociétés suisses
  • Schellenberg Wittmer
  • Switzerland, OECD
  • November 27 2017

Tant en Suisse qu'à l'étranger, la pression augmente pour les entreprises afin d'évaluer les répercussions de leurs activités sur les droits de

Business and Human Rights - What Swiss companies need to know
  • Schellenberg Wittmer
  • Switzerland, OECD
  • November 27 2017

Both in Switzerland and abroad, companies are coming under increasing pressure to assess human rights impacts and adhere to international reporting

Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte - Was Schweizer Unternehmen wissen müssen
  • Schellenberg Wittmer
  • Switzerland, OECD
  • November 27 2017

Sowohl in der Schweiz als auch im Ausland geraten Unternehmen zunehmend unter Druck, mögliche Auswirkungen ihrer Tätigkeit auf Menschenrechte

Corporate social responsibility and diversity policies: comply or explain
  • White & Case LLP
  • OECD, Belgium, European Union
  • October 3 2017

On 11 September 2017, Belgium published a new bill requiring certain large companies to disclose "non-financial" (relating to social, environmental

New Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Business Conduct
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • OECD, Global
  • February 7 2017

After several months of consultation and deliberations, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) rendered public a revised

Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting on the Rise
  • Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law
  • Switzerland, OECD, Global
  • January 12 2017

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is becoming increasingly mainstream. More and more companies integrate some form of CSR strategy into their

Environmental Transparency Becomes Obligatory in 2017 as EU Directive 201495 Comes into Effect
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • OECD, European Union
  • September 20 2016

Unprecedented globalisation, coupled with significant concerns around climate change, has taken environmental and social responsibility from a

The Globalization of Labor Disputes
  • DLA Piper
  • September 9 2016

My colleagues saw a line item in the advance sheets and said “this must be wrong, Joe; some reporter has obviously misunderstood.” The report was

Responsible Business Conduct - What’s Up?
  • Castrén & Snellman
  • OECD
  • September 1 2016

First, it is worth mentioning that responsible business conduct (or corporate responsibility) is nothing new. For example, the guidelines for

EU Reaches Political Understanding on Conflict Minerals Regulation - An Overview and Take-aways for Downstream Companies
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • June 20 2016

Late last Wednesday, the European Union reached agreement on the broad framework of a conflict minerals regulation. In this Alert, we describe some