July 20th, 2021 – European Parliament’s recommendation to the European Commission on ESG due diligence and corporate accountability
Later this year, in response to a report of the European Parliament, the European Commission is expected to issue a directive requiring the 27 Member States to legislate to introduce mandatory due diligence on the environmental, human rights and good governance (ESG) impact of supply chains and to hold undertakings accountable and liable for adverse ESG impacts. This article provides an outline of the proposed directive.
Article by Simon Salter, Solicitor, Independent Legal Advisor; and Flora Pitti-Ferrandi, Competition Partner, Vivien & Associés, Paris
published on Lawtext journal Environmental Liability – Law, Policy and Practice – Volume 26 – Issue 4 on July 2021.
See the first page below, and download the PDF here: The European Parliament’s recommendation to the European Commission on ESG due diligence and corporate accountability