How can a new EU law help create a more sustainable future?

Week of 26 April 2021 How can a new EU law help create a more sustainable future? Our key takeaway: Discussions regarding what it means to conduct meaningful stakeholder engagement, how to regulate adverse impacts on the environment and modes of liability within the upcoming EU law are progressing.In April 2021, Global Witness (GW) released … Continue reading How can a new EU law help create a more sustainable future?

What is the latest environmental and human rights due diligence legal development in Belgium?

Week of 26 April 2021 What is the latest environmental and human rights due diligence legal development in Belgium? Our key takeaway: When it rains (mandatory environmental and human rights due diligence laws), it pours. Umbrellas may be needed in Brussels soon. On 22 April 2021, the Belgian Federal Parliament voted to consider a legal proposal … Continue reading What is the latest environmental and human rights due diligence legal development in Belgium?

What just happened at the EU level with regard to sustainability reporting?

Week of 26 April 2021 What just happened at the EU level with regard to sustainability reporting? Our key takeaway: Coming up at the EU – more companies to report on sustainability, using more uniform definitions – that in turn will have ripple effects across global sustainability reporting. On 21 April 2021, the European Commission announced … Continue reading What just happened at the EU level with regard to sustainability reporting?