France adopts corporate duty of vigilance law: a first historic step towards better human rights and environmental protection

Press Release, European Coalition for Corproate Justice

21/02/2017

The French Parliament adopted a much-awaited law establishing a duty of vigilance obligation for parent and subcontracting companies. The law marks a historic step towards improving corporate respect for human rights and the environment. ECCJ joins the French corporate accountability platform, Forum Citoyen pour la RSE in calling on European countries, the EU institutions, and the international community to develop similar legislation.

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