Yvonne Erkens publishes article on innovation in field of corporate social responsibility

Worldwide fundamental labour rights in supply chains are violated. Since the Rana Plaza disaster shook the world, we can no longer turn our heads.

In the Netherlands, international responsible business agreements or covenants have been concluded, multi-stakeholder agreements aimed to ensure that companies promote compliance with fundamental labour rights in their supply chains.

This article in Hapres Journal of Sustainability Research, written by Yvonne Erkens who is an associate professor at the department of Labour Law at Leiden University, explains what CSR Covenants are and examines their impact on the enforcement of fundamental labour rights.

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