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Utrecht Journal: Legal Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility

The Utrecht Journal of International and European Law has issued a special edition of its journal entitled “Legal Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility”, Vol 30, No 78 (2014).

The contents are as follows:

Tineke Lambooy, “Legal Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility” – 1-6

Justine Nolan, “Refining the Rules of the Game: The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights”, 7-23

Chilenye Nwapi, “Jurisdiction by Necessity and the Regulation of the Transnational Corporate Actor”, 24-43

Carola Glinski, “Competing Transnational Regimes under WTO Law”, 44-67

Scott Robinson, “International Obligations, State Responsibility and Judicial Review Under the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises Regime”, 68-81

Benjamin Thompson, “Was Kiobel Detrimental to Corporate Social Responsibility? Applying Lessons Learnt From American Exceptionalism”, 82-98

Jeffrey A Van Detta, “Sexual Orientation, Human Rights, and Corporate Sponsorship of the Sochi Olympic Games: Rethinking the Voluntary Approach to Corporate Social Responsibility”, 99-124

Roger H J Cox, “The Liability of European States for Climate Change”, 125-135

Rhuks Ako, “Review of Corporate Social Responsibility of Multinational Corporations in Developing Countries: Perspectives on Anti-Corruption”, 136-138

Benjamin Thompson,  Erica Teeuwen, Ilina Georgieva, “The Legal Aspects of Corporate Social Responsibility: Interview with Ursula Wynhoven”, 139-144

Rosalien Diepeveen, Yulia Levashova and Tineke Lambooy, Conference Report: “Bridging the Gap between International Investment Law and the Environment”, 4th and 5th November, The Hague, The Netherlands”, 145-160.


Bird, Cahoy and Dhooge: Corporate Voluntarism and Liability for Human Rights in a Post-Kiobel World

Robert C. Bird (University of Connecticut – Department of Marketing), Daniel R. Cahoy (Smeal College of Business) and Lucien J. Dhooge (University of the Pacific (UOP) – Eberhardt School of Business) have posted “Corporate Voluntarism and Liability for Human Rights in a Post-Kiobel World”, Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 102, No. 3, 2014. (more…)

Hess: The Future of Sustainability Reporting as a Regulatory Mechanism

David Hess (University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business) has posted “The Future of Sustainability Reporting as a Regulatory Mechanism”, Forthcoming in D. Cahoy & J. Colburn (eds), Law and the Transition to Business Sustainability, Springer Publishing. (more…)

Narine: From Naming and Shaming to Knowing and Showing

Marcia Narine (St Thomas University School of Law) has posted “Living in a Material World – From Naming and Shaming to Knowing and Showing: Will New Disclosure Regimes Finally Drive Corporate Accountability for Human Rights?”. (more…)

Vytopil: The Conflict Minerals Rule: Private Alternatives?

Louise Vytopil (Utrecht University – Faculty of Law) has posted “The Conflict Minerals Rule: Private Alternatives?“, 2013 Dovenschmidt Quarterly 2, no. 3, pp. 152-159.


Poetevin: Whistleblowers and the Mainstreaming of a Protection within the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Arnaud Poitevin (CERIC, Aix-Marseille University) has posted “Whistleblowers and the Mainstreaming of a Protection within the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights”, Submission to the United Nations Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises, Forthcoming.  (more…)

Tsogas: Corporate Social Responsibility in Water Services: A Developing Country Perspective

George Tsogas (Gnosis Management Cosultants ; Humanistic Management Network) has posted “Corporate Social Responsibility in Water Services: A Developing Country Perspective”,Chapter in Charles Wankel and Shaun Malleck (eds.), Ethical Models and Applications of Globalization. Charlotte, NC, USA: Information Age Publishing, 2011. (more…)

Sarfaty: Human Rights Meets Securities Regulation

Galit A. Sarfaty (University of British Columbia – Faculty of Law) has posted “Human Rights Meets Securities Regulation”, Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 54, p. 97, 2013. (more…)