Two years after the adoption of the French law on the duty of vigilance, CCFD-Terre Solidaire and Sherpa note that the French government did not set up any mechanism to monitor the law. Today, we launch the vigilance-plan.org website to identify the companies subject to the law on the duty of vigilance and verify whether they published their vigilance plan. To date, a quarter of the companies identified have not published anything.
Two years after the adoption of the French law on the duty of vigilance, French companies are publishing their first vigilance plans. We note that the measures implemented by agro-industry companies are insufficient and do not meet legal requirements. The report of CCFD-Terre Solidaire “Vigilance on the menu” highlights the risks that must be taken […]
Two years after the adoption in France of the law on the duty of vigilance for parent and instructing companies, Sherpa releases its Vigilance Plans Reference Guidance, now available in English. Specially intended for stakeholders and companies covered by the duty of vigilance, it provides a legal analysis of the content and the scope of the law and suggests some legislative improvements.