26-28 November 2018

EDH and its members will present the French law on the duty of vigilance at the annual Business and Human Rights Forum in Geneva

The Board and several edh members will be present at the annual Business and Human Rights Forum in Geneva on 26 November to present the French Law and its application by companies, with testimonies from VinciOrange and BNP Paribas.   

The theme of this year's forum will be devoted to the responsibility of companies to respect human rights through the implementation of vigilance measures. 

 
Registration & programm

October 2018

UN report on corporate human rights due diligence: contribution of EDH

 EDH is proud to have contributed to the UN report on corporate human rights due diligence "emerging practices, challenges and ways forward". Companion papers of this report elaborate on aspects of human rights due diliegnce and lessons from practice. 

All documents available here

April 25, 2018

ANALYSIS OF THE FIRST VIGILANCE PLANS Find now our first study on the application of the French law on the duty of vigilance.

The purpose of this study is to show the first trends in the application of the French law on
the duty of vigilance by the companies concerned and to identify application issues for the companies,
in order to accompany them in their approaches.
 
It is based on the analysis of the first plans published in the companies' reference documents (around sixty as of 13 April 2018) and on our feedback. The consulting firm B&L Evolution, an expert in supporting companies' CSR initiatives, contributed to the environmental aspect of the study.
 

18 April 2018

Testimonials from EDH member companies at the annual "Business and Human Rights" conference organised by the IOE

Join us to hear testimonies of edh members and other French companies on their human rights practices during the annual conference of the International Organisation of Employers organised this year in Paris, in collaboration with MEDEF. 

 

10-11 April 2018

Intervention d'EDH au forum Sustain organisé par Ecovadis sur le devoir de vigilance

  The President of EDH, Françoise Guichard, will be present at the annual Ecovadis forum to present the practices of companies with regard to the law on the duty of vigilance and feedback on the first vigilance plans published by companies. 

 
Registration and forum program here

27-29 November 2017

All the debates of the session organized by EDH at the International Forum "Business and Human Rights": to know everything about the French law on the duty of vigilance

 Our association had the chance to organize a session on the recent French law on the duty of vigilance of parent and ordering companies at the annual Geneva forum. Alongside the CSR Ambassador of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the FIDH, several of our members testified about their practices to meet these new requirements. 


The video of the debates here
 

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