Sarah Vandenbroucke started working at Leiden University as a promovendus in March 2020, in the department of Business Studies and Labour Law. Her PhD research entitled “Compliance with fundamental labor rights through codes of conduct in the global supply chain” addresses the topics of Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics by investigating the effectiveness of corporate self-regulation. With this PhD in Empirical Legal Studies, she intends to analyze big data using the Database of Business Ethics. The Database will expand and be fueled by a large-scale data collection adapted to the research questions raised in the PhD.
Sarah pursued her bachelor’s degree in law in France (Lille), then obtained a Master in European Law from Leiden Law School in 2017 and a Master in European Labor Studies from Amsterdam Graduate School of Social Sciences in 2018. Before joining Leiden University, she worked in New Delhi (India) for the ILO regional office for South Asia.