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Competition law and corporate social responsability

The evolution of corporate social responsability (Responsabilité Sociétale des entreprises - RSE) raises the essential question of its relation to competition law. In any case, the coexistence of these new transerval legal frameworks illustrates an important convergence. However if RSE law could increase its ef ciency by getting more inspired by the concepts and methods of competition law, the later could in return stimulate the pursuit of sustainable development, similarly to RSE law.

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. In the context of the development of a globalised economic law of which competition law is an archetype, the final reading in the National Assembly of the bill on the duty of vigilance of parent companies and ordering companies, by which certain large companies are obliged to exercise due diligence, under penalty of a fine, has been completed, to establish and implement, with their "stakeholders", a vigilance plan including measures to identify and prevent "serious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms, the health and safety of persons and the environment" resulting from their activities, asks the lawyer about the relationship between these

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Sylvaine Poillot-Peruzzetto, Competition law and corporate social responsability, May 2017, Concurrences N° 2-2017, Art. N° 83903, pp.1-3

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