Supply chain due diligence & forced labour

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Sustainability supply chain due diligence: member states agree joint position

EU member states today agreed on their common position on the European Commission’s legislative proposal on corporate sustainability due diligence which will oblige companies operating in Europe to undertake human rights, labour and environmental due diligence across their supply chains. This comes at the price of giving room for the …

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EU to take time with forced labour ban enactment

The European Commission released its long-awaited legislative proposal aiming at weeding out products from the EU’s market made with forced labour. The EU executive puts the onus on national authorities to monitor imports as well as products that have originated within the EU for signs of forced labour in their …

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Corporate sustainability due diligence parliamentary fight begins

The European Parliament’s legal affairs committee has started examining the EU’s regulatory proposal on corporate sustainability due diligence. Rapporteur Lara Wolters from the centre-left S&D group wants a rethink. Many fellow Members of the European Parliament concur. A record number of committees are getting involved in the legislative process, casting …

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Week in Brussels: Moldovan plums, forced labour, OECD ministerial

It’s been a dramatic week in the EU as the European Parliament failed to agree on wide-ranging plans to move the EU to net-zero carbon emissions. Votes on the MEPs’ positions on the proposed carbon border adjustment mechanism and a related reform of the EU’s emissions trading scheme were postponed. …