Hearing the human: direct engagement with rights-holders is the missing puzzle piece in HREDD legislation

Week of 11 October 2021 Hearing the human: direct engagement with rights-holders is the missing puzzle piece in HREDD legislation Our key takeaway: Creating space in human rights and environmental due diligence (HREDD) legislation for the voices of those most impacted by company practices on the ground is not a “nice-to-have” but a “must-do.” Human … Continue reading Hearing the human: direct engagement with rights-holders is the missing puzzle piece in HREDD legislation

Investors’ support for mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence is a neon sign lighting the direction of travel for companies

Week of 11 October 2021 Investors’ support for mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence is a neon sign lighting the direction of travel for companies Our key takeaway: Investors are increasingly throwing their weight behind forthcoming legislation on mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence in the EU (and beyond). This is a signal … Continue reading Investors’ support for mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence is a neon sign lighting the direction of travel for companies

Just in time for COP26: the UN Human Rights Council recognises the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment

Week of 11 October 2021 Just in time for COP26: the UN Human Rights Council recognises the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment Our key takeaway: The UN Human Rights Council has recognised the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. While the resolution does not have the weight of … Continue reading Just in time for COP26: the UN Human Rights Council recognises the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment