EU: European Parliament proposing a stronger version of the due diligence directive

On 25 April the European Parliament's Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) adopted a text, which mind RH has obtained, that strengthens the Directive of the European Parliament and the Council, on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (CSDD), as put forward by the European Commission in 2022. This text sets out a position juxtaposing the European Council’s December 2022 watered down version in an attempt to influence the ultimate compromise that is being hoped for by the end of this year.

Through Antoine Piel. Published on 25 April 2023 Ă  15h19 - Update on 25 April 2023 Ă  15h48

On 25 April the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) overwhelmingly (19 votes for,  3 against) adopted this eagerly and long-awaited text laying out the EU Parliament’s initial position,  more than two years after an initiative report calling for an EU Commission act that would require companies to prevent environmental and human rights abuses along their value chains. The date is significant in so far as it comes the day after the tenth anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh,…

Need more info ?


mind's on-demand study service

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.