About the group

About the group

Working group was founded to bring further expertise to the European parliament on topics related to responsible business and to increase discussion between various stakeholder groups and EU institutions.

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Members

Members

Responsible Business Conduct working group gathers MEPs from most political groups
of the European Parliament.

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Contact

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100 organisations call for EU law to address abuses in supply chains

Companies and financial institutions should be legally bound to address human rights and environmental impact of their global operations and supply chains. The article was originally published on Anti-Slavery International website. Over 100 civil society organisations and trade unions have called on the European Union to develop effective legislation that would oblige companies and financial

SUPPORT SOLIDIFIES FOR AN EU DUE DILIGENCE REGULATION

Text by Julia Christian, FernThe text was originally published on Fern website on 13th November 2019. NGOs’ campaign to reduce the European Union’s global forest footprint hit a new milestone on Tuesday, 5 November 2019, when the chairs of the European Parliament’s committees on environment (ENVI), international trade (INTA) and human rights (DROI) all called for a

THE TIME IS NOW: THE EU MUST ADOPT A NEW REGULATION TO SHIFT CORPORATE CULTURE AND TACKLE THE ROOT CAUSES OF DEFORESTATION

Text by Jo Blackman, Global WitnessThe blog was originally published on Global Witness website on 7th November 2019 Could European politicians be sitting up and finally paying real attention to climate breakdown? The last few months have seen strong rhetoric on a European Green Deal from the new European Commission, and the circle of interest

Shadow EU Action plan handed to the EU executive

The chair of the Responsible Business Conduct working group, Heidi Hautala, has handed over the Shadow EU Action Plan on Business and Human Rights to the Director General of DG Justice Tiina Astola, the Deputy Secretary General in charge of Global and Economic Issues at the European External Action Service, Christian Leffler and William Sleath