Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Accountability by Liesbeth Enneking

By Liesbeth Enneking

Western societies are witnessing an rising socio-legal development in the direction of transnational civil litigation opposed to multinational firms when it comes to damage brought on towards humans and the planet. those 'foreign direct legal responsibility instances' come up opposed to the history of an international governance hole caused by the quick globalization of monetary actors and actions without worldwide associations to regulate their around the globe affects. The expanding reliance on inner most legislation mechanisms to gain company responsibility for violations of human rights, well-being and protection, and environmental and hard work norms perpetrated all over the world increases fascinating and complicated matters. This learn units out the felony and socio-political framework of this actual form of transnational civil litigation. The e-book lines the function that Western platforms of tort legislation may well play in selling foreign company social responsibility/accountability. It makes a speciality of the feasibility of bringing overseas direct legal responsibility claims prior to family courts within the ecu Member States - the Netherlands specifically - and units out a couple of innovations for ecu policymakers.

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