9 years after the Rana Plaza disaster, workers in Europe and in the world cannot wait any longer: the ETUC calls for zero tolerance for doing business in breach of human rights
Why? Because labour is not a commodity: workers’ life and security should not be negotiated nor put at risk by business models!
ETUC initial analysis of the Commission’s proposal for a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and updated roadmap for ETUC actions in 2022- 2023
Adopted at the virtual Executive Committee meeting of 16-17 March 2022
European Commission finally proposed a Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence
Towards an EU law on mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence: indicative roadmap for ETUC actions in 2021-2022
As discussed and agreed at the ETUC Executive Committee of 8-9 December 2021
Summary of key messages
Open letter to President Von der Leyen: It is time for you to show leadership on the Sustainable Corporate Governance initiative
Dear President Von der Leyen,
As a coalition of civil society organisations, including national coalitions and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), who are actively working and engaging on the planned Commission proposal on a Sustainable Corporate Governance (SCG) initiative, we are writing to raise our strong concerns about the new delay to the publication of this initiative.
Brussels, 1 December 2021
To the ETUC NETLEX members
To the members of the Labour and Internal Market Legislation Committee
To the members of the Fundamental Rights and Litigation Advisory Group
For information to the Member Organisations
We are looking forward to seeing you tomorrow at the 25th Netlex Conference whether in Paris or online.
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