All Articles on Global Economy and Corporate Responsibility

Supply chain governance: Arguments for worker-driven enforcement

Interview with Marlese von Broembsen, head of legal affairs at the international organization WIEGO (Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and...

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The Changing World – Due Diligence Laws as the Opportunity?

Hybrid International Conference, October 18, 2022, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm with Hubertus Heil, Lara Wolters, Dr. Bärbel Kofler and others. Register here.

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China’s Role in the Multilateral Trade System


A recent analysis conducted by the FES explains what is driving Beijing’s foreign trade policy and reflects on how Europe should respond.

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Inflation, pandemic, climate change: the urgent need for progressive taxation


States have a choice: they can opt for austerity programs or they can decide to put in place taxes on those who have taken advantage of the crisis to...

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Too big to fail: Still a problem – A look at development finance

Too Big To Fail-financial firms play a crucial role in the chronic net outflow of financial resources from the global south to the global north. Shows...

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China and the global financial architecture


China is a critical component of the global financial architecture as both a member of the international institutions and as an institution-builder....

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Global Tax System Reform – will it help to address the Plight of African Women?


Chenai Mukumba (Tax Justice Network Africa) is sceptical that this will succeed. She explains why in a new FES W7 blog post.

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Protecting Women in Global Supply Chains? Gender-just Legislation is the Only Way!


Multinational companies have so far failed to adequately protect women’s rights and promote gender justice. A new FES W7 blog post by Franziska Korn...

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Engendering the Economy: What’s Gender Got to Do With It?


Prospects for an economic order that put women and girls in the spotlight. An FES W7 blog post by Marianna Leite, lawyer, researcher and activist from...

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To really leave no one behind


Hanoi's migrant manual workers keep the city running, but their already precarious work and living conditions have worsened during the pandemic.

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