by Diane de Saint-Affrique | At a time when the European Commission is addressing the issue of due diligence, and given the crucial impact of this reform on European companies and the continuation of various international commercial exchanges, the think tank SKEMA PUBLIKA considered it vital to carry out an in-depth study with the main stakeholders – non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and companies affected by the regulation – to get their feedback on the application of France’s 2017 Duty of Vigilance Act and its impact in economic and commercial terms, and find out their views on this new EU draft directive.
Diane de Saint-Affrique
Full Professor of Law, SKEMA Business School
Diane de Saint-Affrique, Doctor of Law from the University of Paris 2, Panthéon-Assas, is a professor at SKEMA Business-School, where she directs the double Master's degree in Business Contract Law, which she created. She is also involved in SKEMA Venture, SKEMA's incubator, where she advises start-ups on their strategy in the context of their entrepreneurial and legal development. She also trains managers in governance and CSR. Her research areas are corporate law, corporate governance and CSR. Her research also focuses on bioethics, AI and ethics. Diane de Saint-Affrique is a director and a member of the strategic and audit committee of the VITAMINE T group. She is also a director of the AFD&M (French association of law and management).