Europe takes a big step towards companies having a ‘duty of care’ on human rights 

July 8, 2019 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


Last week, just prior to taking over the European Union presidency, the new Finnish government announced plans to make it compulsory for companies to conduct human rights checks. A year ago, this would have seemed out of the ordinary. But growing recognition of the human cost of weak regulations on business, coupled with an erosion of public trust in markets, has led to momentum around initiatives to ensure companies halt abuse in their supply chains.


About the Author

EcoVadis ‏‏‎

EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Backed by a powerful technology platform and a global team of domain experts, EcoVadis’ easy-to-use and actionable sustainability scorecards provide detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical risks across 190 purchasing categories and 150 countries.

Follow on Twitter Follow on Linkedin Visit Website More Content by EcoVadis ‏‏‎
Previous Tweet
EcoVadis
EcoVadis

If you missed our webinar last week with @Nestle and @ProcurementLDRS, you can watch and listen now! #susta...

Next Article
Colgate Announces ‘Breakthrough’ Recyclable Toothpaste Tube
Colgate Announces ‘Breakthrough’ Recyclable Toothpaste Tube

It’s a giant step for Colgate, with the announcement that the company has finalized the design of “a first-...

×

Sign Up for the Monthly Sustainable Procurement Bulletin

First Name
Last Name
Opt in to receive more information from EcoVadis
Thank you!
Error - something went wrong!