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ECCJ News

News / Feb 21, 2017

France adopts corporate duty of vigilance law

News / Jan 11, 2017

UNGPs December: Switzerland, Italy, Germany and the US release National Action Plans

News / Dec 15, 2016

Update: European and US National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights

News / Nov 30, 2016

Corporate duty of vigilance: another step forward towards the French law’s adoption

News / Nov 23, 2016

EU Action Plan on SDGs overlooks human rights risks of corporate activity

News / Nov 2, 2016

UN Treaty Talks Day 5: Morality cannot be legislated, but behaviour can be regulated

News / Nov 2, 2016

ECCJ talks access to justice and UN Treaty on Belgian radio

News / Oct 28, 2016

UN Treaty Talks Day 3 and 4: From business as usual to enhanced corporate responsibility for human rights

News / Oct 26, 2016

UN Treaty talks Day 2: Room full for debate on extraterritoriality

News / Oct 25, 2016

UN Treaty talks Day 1: The EU is in the room, but is that enough?

News / Oct 25, 2016

European Parliament votes for stronger corporate accountability

News / Oct 24, 2016

Corporate accountability: Is the EU ready to listen?

News / Oct 24, 2016

#StopCorporateAbuse: Why we need rights for people and rules for business

News / Oct 5, 2016

Monsanto Tribunal meets in The Hague 14-16 October

News / Oct 5, 2016

EU Commission publishes responses to Non-Financial Reporting consultations

News / Sep 16, 2016

Contribution to the Italian Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

News / Sep 16, 2016

New paper published on the efforts behind a UN Treaty on business and human rights

News / Sep 7, 2016

COE Resolution on combating negative impacts of European companies awaits vote

News / Aug 19, 2016

Côte d’Ivoire: Trafigura unrepentant 10 years after toxic waste dump

News / Aug 4, 2016

Draft available for Italian National Action Plan for UNGPs' implementation

News / Jul 27, 2016

Creating Sustainable Companies Summit - September 2016

News / Jul 18, 2016

Uruguay scores major international win against big tobacco

News / Jul 15, 2016

Europe needs a Strong Safety Net

News / Jul 7, 2016

ECCJ 2016 AGM: what’s next for the corporate accountability movement?

News / Jul 1, 2016

ECCJ Anniversary Corporate Accountability Forum

News / Jun 20, 2016

EU Foreign Affairs Council Conclusions: More decisive action needed on access to justice

News / Jun 16, 2016

Business & Human Rights: The world is still waiting for action

News / Jun 10, 2016

Time for action: 5 Years of UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

News / Jun 1, 2016

ECCJ celebrates a decade of fighting for better corporate accountability

News / May 31, 2016

Eight EU parliaments launch EU “green card” initiative to ensure corporate accountability for human rights abuses.

News / May 13, 2016

EU Roadmap to Business and Human Rights: Organisers' Conclusions & Recommendations

News / May 12, 2016

EU Roadmap Afternoon Summary

News / May 12, 2016

EU Roadmap Morning Summary

News / Apr 29, 2016

New recommendations on National Action Plans on Business & Human Rights

News / Apr 27, 2016

Time to address challenges to human rights protection

News / Apr 12, 2016

Amnesty International exposes abuse of World Cup workers in Qatar

News / Apr 6, 2016

ECCJ comments on Statement by COE Commissioner Nils Muižnieks

News / Mar 24, 2016

French Duty of Care law: important step made towards adoption

News / Mar 14, 2016

Online registry open for UK Modern Slavery Act

News / Mar 11, 2016

New Council of Europe Recommendation on Human Rights and Business

News / Mar 3, 2016

Duty of care of transnational corporations: waiting no longer acceptable

News / Dec 18, 2015

Sherpa takes Samsung to court

News / Nov 23, 2015

French Senate rejects duty of care law: a vote in favour of maintaining corporate impunity

News / Nov 20, 2015

ECCJ meets with EU Parliament Greens Group

News / Nov 17, 2015

The Better Regulation Agenda and what it means for Corporate Accountability

News / Nov 13, 2015

GUE/NGL EU Parliament Event on UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights

News / Nov 12, 2015

New assessment of National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights

News / Oct 27, 2015

ECCJ on Belgian radio show

News / Oct 19, 2015

Swiss National Contact Point Accepts BWI Complaint against FIFA

News / Oct 1, 2015

Who will benefit from the Capital Markets Union?

News / Sep 25, 2015

Event Summary: Towards a legally binding instrument on Business & Human Rights

News / Sep 3, 2015

Towards a legally binding instrument on Business and Human Rights

News / Sep 3, 2015

UN binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights: ECCJ report

News / Aug 25, 2015

Sweden: More action required for business and human rights

News / Jul 24, 2015

Reaction to Commission and EEAS Staff Working Document on UNGPs

News / Jul 17, 2015

Make Fruit Fair petition launched to stop unfair trading practices

News / Jul 8, 2015

UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights negotiations Day 2

News / Jul 7, 2015

UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights negotiations Day 1

News / Jul 3, 2015

Business and Human Rights: Coherent action needed at national, regional and international level

News / Jun 17, 2015

How do we get the EU to back global binding rules for business and human rights?

News / Jun 17, 2015

Denmark leading the way on implementation of new EU rules on corporate transparency

News / Jun 17, 2015

Due diligence at the heart of ECCJ General Assembly 2015

News / Jun 15, 2015

Company Responses to Human Rights Reports: An Empirical Analysis

News / Jun 15, 2015

The Potential of National Action Plans to Implement Human Rights Norms

News / May 27, 2015

Rana Plaza: a call for mandatory Due Diligence

News / May 21, 2015

Water contamination near Glencore copper mine in Peru:

News / May 21, 2015

European parliament votes for strong conflict mineral regulation

News / May 18, 2015

Civil society groups form ‘Better Regulation’ Watchdog

News / May 13, 2015

France: Historic Vote for Corporate Accountability

News / Mar 19, 2015

Recommendations for the EU Garment Flagship Initiative

News / Mar 16, 2015

Paying the price for clothing factory disasters in south Asia

News / Mar 13, 2015

Fair Finance Guide International available online

News / Mar 13, 2015

Call for action: stop the trade in conflict minerals

News / Mar 5, 2015

European Forum on CSR: Old feuds are haunting the European Corporate Social Responsibility debate and stifling progress

News / Mar 3, 2015

Environmental Justice Atlas available

News / Feb 27, 2015

NGO mobilisation ahead of negotiations on corporate accountability treaty

News / Feb 18, 2015

Doors closing on judicial remedies for corporate human rights abuse

News / Feb 11, 2015

MEP Richard Howitt opening speech at EC 2015 CSR Forum

News / Feb 9, 2015

ECCJ report out on EU and Member States actions to tackle barriers to justice

News / Feb 9, 2015

ECCJ encourage l’Assemblée Nationale française à adopter la loi sur le devoir de vigilance de entreprises

News / Feb 9, 2015

ECCJ calls the French Parliament to adopt law on parent company duty of vigilance

News / Feb 2, 2015

Putting the rights of people at the heart of the new EU strategy on CSR

News / Jan 20, 2015

Over sixty per cent of EU lobbyists represent corporate interests

News / Jan 12, 2015

EU governments’ fixation with private sector could compromise commitment to people in poverty

News / Dec 16, 2014

Review of the European Corporate Social Responsibility strategy (update)

News / Dec 16, 2014

Forum on Business and Human Rights: time for the EU to walk the talk

News / Dec 10, 2014

Corporate transparency: transposition of the new EU reporting requirements into national legislation

News / Dec 10, 2014

Dirty profits: How companies gain billions at the expense of people and the environment

News / Dec 9, 2014

Legal guide for communities seeking environmental justice

News / Sep 15, 2014

Business and human rights on the EU agenda: new hopes for progress?

News / Sep 15, 2014

Assessment of National Action Plans for UNGPs implementation published
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News / Dec 13, 2016

Switzerland’s disappointing Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

News / Dec 4, 2016

Breakthrough on Dirty Diesel: West African countries to reduce sulphur standards by the factor 60 to 200

News / Nov 17, 2016

Chemical Challenge Gap Analysis: Electronics industry

News / Nov 16, 2016

The People of Ecuador versus Chevron: Sherpa asks ICC to implement jurisdiction extension

News / Nov 15, 2016

French company Lafarge sued for financing ISIS

News / Oct 26, 2016

One step closer to the sender: Container with dirty air has arrived in Antwerp

News / Oct 24, 2016

Maersk maintains beaching mantra and chooses to ignore facts revealed by Danwatch

News / Oct 17, 2016

Investigative journalists catch Maersk red-handed in Alang

News / Oct 13, 2016

Devoir de vigilance des multinationales : majoritairement opposé au texte

News / Oct 12, 2016

Access to justice for victims of corporate abuse: Extraterritorial jurisdiction in civil litigation

News / Oct 10, 2016

Swiss quality must include the protection of human rights and the environment

News / Oct 5, 2016

Rights for people, Rules for business! Sign the petition!

News / Sep 15, 2016

Swiss Commodity Traders Flood Africa with Toxic Fuel

News / Jul 19, 2016

Reminder: do not mix private money and public goals

News / Jul 18, 2016

Tribune de Geneve: the Swiss want more corporate accountability (FR)

News / Jun 17, 2016

Political agreement on conflict minerals leaves deadly gap for trade to continue

News / Apr 18, 2016

Cobalt blues: Environmental pollution and human rights violations in Congolese cobalt mines

News / Apr 13, 2016

Human rights policy in Swiss companies: an overview

News / Mar 16, 2016

UK Modern Slavery Act: NGOs publish new guidance

News / Dec 11, 2015

Special TTIP & CETA provisions could make EU Polluters' Paradise

News / Dec 11, 2015

Modern Slavery Act could be 'game-changer' on supply chain transparency

News / Nov 20, 2015

Gold from children’s hands in consumer electronics

News / Oct 23, 2015

Sherpa launches petition for official investigation into Auchan’s role at Rana Plaza

News / Sep 24, 2015

Bangladesh: Government inspectors continue to enjoy immunity

News / Aug 10, 2015

Cambodia: 60,000 new victims of government land grabbing

News / Jun 30, 2015

Liberia: ‘Back in business’ after Ebola outbreak?

News / Jun 12, 2015

Statement concerning the German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles

News / Jun 3, 2015

Dutch and German development banks failed to comply with environmental and human rights standards in Panama

News / May 7, 2015

Making Financing for Development more Accountable

News / Mar 13, 2015

North Mara victims receive compensation

News / Feb 13, 2015

Loi sur le devoir de vigilance des multinationales

News / Feb 12, 2015

Affaire Amesys : les victimes attendent des avancées concrètes

News / Jan 27, 2015

European PR firms whitewashing brutal regimes - report

News / Dec 9, 2014

Conflict Minerals Campaign Updates: Stop the EU from supporting a deadly trade
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