As the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive stalls, we must navigate a more complex and costly ESG landscape.
Germany’s threatened abstention from a key vote on Friday could lead the way to derail the new sustainability directive.
Board duties should go ‘beyond their traditional role of representing shareholders’ interests’, writes a group of 15 academics.
UN expert Ian Fry says court cases are needed to legally hold ‘to account’ those who cause damage to the environment.
MEPs have voted through the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, which is likely to be amended by ‘trilogue’ negotiations.
A letter to the European Union asks that definitions in the coming directive are consistent with guidelines from the UN and OECD.
A new survey reveals 57% of the British public believe business behaves ethically, down from a record high of 62% last year.
The German government is under pressure from groups including Oxfam and Friends of the Earth to introduce new legislation regarding global supply chains.
Boards are beginning to acknowledge that sustainability is no longer a siloed concept, but a crucial strategy that lies at the heart of responsible, profitable business, with long-term rewards for both stakeholders and society.
Non-executives need to set the right course to prevent corporate titans from sinking like the Titanic in environmental disaster.