European Commission promises mandatory due diligence legislation in 2021

European Parliament Working Group on Responsible Business Conduct

30/04/2020

Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders announced yesterday that the Commission will introduce a legislative initiative next year on mandatory due diligence for companies. 

Commission is currently preparing a public consultation on sustainable corporate governance and due diligence, which will inform the Commission’s legislative proposal.

Commissioner Reynders made his announcement in a high level webinar hosted by the European Parliament’s Responsible Business Conduct Working Group... continue reading and watching the webcast here