December 14, 2016

Lower House of French Parliament Adopts Draft Law on Duty of Vigilance

The French Members of the National Assembly (Lower House of French Parliament) have announced the adoption of the Draft Law on the duty of vigilance for parent and subcontracting companies. The draft law mandates large companies to establish and implement a vigilance plans that identify and prevent risks associated with their activities, throughout their supply… read more

December 14, 2016

EU Finalizes Agreement on Conflict Minerals Regulation

The European Union (EU) has finalizes the agreement on a conflict minerals regulation on November 22, 2016. The agreement regulation aims to set requirements for EU smelters, refiners and direct importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) into the EU. The requirements are based from the OECD Guidance framework. The regulation details the important… read more

October 28, 2015

UL Assists in Founding the Association for Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA)

The Association for Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA) was created last month in an effort to bring more credibility to auditors addressing working conditions around the world. October 28, 2015 The Association for Professional Social Compliance Auditors (APSCA) was created to help ensure the professionalism, consistency and credibility of individual auditors and organizations performing independent… read more

June 5, 2015

The Latest On Anti-Human Trafficking Legislation And What It Means For Your Company And Your Supply Chain