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Council Adopts Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, Setting New Standards for Large Companies

The Council has formally adopted the corporate sustainability due diligence directive. This is the last step in the decision-making procedure. The directive adopted today introduces obligations for large companies regarding adverse impacts of their activities on human rights and environmental protection. It also lays down… Read More »Council Adopts Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, Setting New Standards for Large Companies

Exploring PFAS Regulation: EPA’s New Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements under TSCA

Introduction The comprehensive requirements of EPA’s 2023 regulation on reporting and recordkeeping of PFAS (Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances) have triggered questions and concerns for manufacturers and importers. The TSCA-governed reporting rule is structured by the EPA to collect considerable data on manufacture, use, and health… Read More »Exploring PFAS Regulation: EPA’s New Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements under TSCA

Singapore Leads in Corporate Sustainability Reporting

Singapore remains a frontrunner in corporate sustainability reporting. The survey polled over 2,000 corporate reporting professionals across North America, Europe, and Asia. Transparency and Financial Performance Singaporean companies are strong advocates for transparency in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices. An impressive 97% of respondents… Read More »Singapore Leads in Corporate Sustainability Reporting

2 significant human rights and sustainability rules adopted by the EU

According to recent official pronouncements, the European Union legally enacted two pieces of broad labor and sustainability law in May: the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive and the Ecodesign regulation. Sustainability standards pertaining to longevity, a product’s environmental impact, and ease of repair, reuse, and… Read More »2 significant human rights and sustainability rules adopted by the EU

EU Approves New Regulations on Product Sustainability and Prohibits Destruction of Unsold Clothes and Shoes

The European Council stated that member states have approved standards for a new “Ecodesign” framework, which would define sustainability requirements for almost all items marketed in the EU. Additionally, the destruction of unsold textiles and footwear will no longer be permitted. The declaration by the… Read More »EU Approves New Regulations on Product Sustainability and Prohibits Destruction of Unsold Clothes and Shoes

UK Suggests Adding Waste Sectors and Greenhouse Gas Removal to the Emissions Trading Scheme

The UK Emissions Trading Scheme Authority has published a package of consultations on expanding the UK Emissions Trading Scheme, to further limit carbon emissions. More details on intentions to include the waste incineration and electricity from waste industries in the UK Emissions Trading Scheme. Increasing… Read More »UK Suggests Adding Waste Sectors and Greenhouse Gas Removal to the Emissions Trading Scheme