Maria Lancri : The French duty of care

Compliance & Ethics Professional – October 2017


  • Supply chain management, an important issue to take care of to protect the reputation of international companies.
  • The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act, the UK’s Modern Slavery Act 2015, and France’s duty of care law: three
  • different ways to see supply chain issues.
  • The French duty of care is a demanding law, the application of which involves external stakeholders.
  • The Conseil Constitutionnel aimed at limiting the involvement of said stakeholders.
  • Now, apply it using soft law standards.