Planned chain of law of Supply: The prosperity of glasses delivered

By the questionnaire action to have determined the Federal government, that German companies do too little for the observance of human rights in their global su

Planned chain of law of Supply: The prosperity of glasses delivered

By the questionnaire action to have determined the Federal government, that German companies do too little for the observance of human rights in their global suppliers. Therefore, you want to take the local manufacturers are now legally in detention for compliance with social and environmental Standards in Mali, Vietnam or else where. The method deserves criticism.

Many companies had capacities in the most severe economic crisis in the Federal Republic of Germany neither free time to take care of politically appropriate reply. Also, the Ministers have refuted never the allegation of the economy, to have the benchmark so high hanged that the survey was not able to provide satisfactory results.

The Fig leaf of action serves as a CSU-development Minister Gerd Müller and the SPD-Minister of labour, Hubertus Heil, as a last justification for a supply chain law before the Federal election. The push runs counter to the promise of the Grand coalition to help the economy, not only with money but also with a "strain-moratorium" from the global recession, which many supply chains are interrupted, if not permanently destroyed. Instead of the course says it all for the time being, which makes it more difficult for manufacturers, the repair of the chains, it threatens the policy with new costs and penalties.

What standards should be applied?

Against the law plan speaking, of course, more than the wrong time. Because the approach is doubly problematic: What are the corporate minimum standards is to be the benchmark for the observance of human rights chosen and with what power, the German Manager monitors their compliance in foreign companies?

Updated Date: 14 July 2020, 18:19

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