Tag Archives: France

Local Stakeholder Engagement on Human Rights – 5 Tips to Get it Right

Virtually any industrial development nowadays with local footprint is calling for serious local stakeholder engagement. Regulators, investors and good practice to build systemic ESG risk assessment encourage proactive risk mitigation of human right related risks. 5 tips to get it right in this article

Human Rights, a Source of Legal Instability for Business? Not Really. What’s at Stake is More Profound

Multinational companies are increasingly given formal notice by civil society on the basis of human right due diligence laws. A new source of insecurity for companies as some say? What’s at stake is more profound for business and investors

Legally Binding Instrument to Regulate Business & Human Rights on its Way. 6 Areas to Monitor

Legally binding instrument to regulate multinational companies in International Human Rights Law is making progress. Here are 6 areas to closely monitor.

Human Rights Due Diligence Across Investment Decisions – A 5 Step Approach

How to factor human right due diligence across investment decisions. Here’s a step by step approach developed across projects to help and provide some initial guidance.

Do We Really Need an International Women’s Day?

Every year the same question. Do we really need an International Women’s Day? Yes we do. Gender Equity is calling for more quota and more education.

Back to the Basics: How to Make Stakeholder Engagement Meaningful for Your Organization

Stakeholder engagement can be more complicated in practice. Here are practical recommendations to strategize and succeed.

Using ESG Criteria for Investment Decisions in Emerging Economies

Environmental Social Governance (ESG) criteria help to see how investments in Europe can still pay off compared to investments in emerging economies.

Macron and the ‘yellow vests’: The real costs of France's energy transition plan

Macron and the ‘yellow vests’: The real costs of France’s energy transition plan

Will France’s grand plan to go green squeeze out the little guy? When President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday announced his long-awaited energy policy for the decade to come, it was with one eye to the “yellow vests” protest movement. The leaderless anti-fuel tax movement, representing a frustrated white middle class, descended on the capital last […]