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S&Ds push for binding legislation on due diligence obligations for supply chains in the garment sector, Arne Lietz MEP, Trade and development policy, S&D MEP Linda McAvan, Nobert Neuser MEP, S&D MEP Agnes Jongerius,

S&Ds push for binding legislation on due diligence obligations for supply chains in the garment sector

The Socialists and Democrats have today led a cross-party majority calling on the Commission to adopt binding rules for socially responsible practices in the global supply chains in the garment and...
S&D MEPs visit Bangladesh: growth and development in the garment sector, International Labour Conference (ILO), MEP Arne Lietz, MEP Linda McAvan, MEP Norbert Neuser, MEP Agnes Jongerius,

S&D MEPs visit Bangladesh: growth and development in the garment sector

Improving relations through social dialogue, respect for human rights and labour rights is imperative in building a responsible and sustainable garment sector in Bangladesh, say S&D MEPs. The...
Peace and democracy for Congo

S&Ds condemn violence and crimes in DRC

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today expressed grave concerns over the growing violence and political instability in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and called for the de-...
Two years after the Rana Plaza tragedy, Bangladesh textile factories are far from humane

S&Ds for responsible supply chains in the garment sector

Today is a landmark day in the pursuit of responsible business practices, as the European Parliament's development committee voted for binding rules on labour and environmental standards, and human...
#EndEnergyPoverty,  S&Ds for a new EU common vision on development policy, #TaxJustice, European Consensus on Development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), economic, social and environmental dimensions, Norbert Neuser MEP, Linda McAvan MEP,

S&Ds for a new EU common vision on development policy

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today gave their full support to a strong resolution on the revision of the European Consensus on Development. The resolution adopted...
End Energy Poverty

S&Ds: END Energy Poverty campaign

The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament launched their campaign ‘END Energy Poverty’ in the presence of local and European politicians, citizens and civil society...