EU: sustainability due diligence directive blocked by France, Germany and Italy

The Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive has failed to win support from the qualified majority of member states needed to reach the final vote in the European Parliament. The possibility of this major text regulating corporate CSR practices being adopted before the European elections appears more limited than ever.

Through Antoine Piel. Published on 04 March 2024 à 18h41 - Update on 05 March 2024 à 9h43

On February 28, 2024, the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive was rejected by the French, German and Italian governments at the Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER). This was despite a political agreement reached with the Parliament in December.…