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Harnessing globalisation means shaping it to the benefit of all

S&D Group: Harnessing globalisation means shaping it to the benefit of all

The S&D Group has presented the Commission with 10 overarching priorities on harnessing globalisation as their contribution to the European Commission’s forthcoming reflection paper. Recognising...
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...