The EU is about to propose a law to make business accountable for corporate abuse. This includes activities leading to climate breakdown, biodiversity collapse, the erosion of workers’ and trade union rights, forced and child labour, growing poverty, and the killings of environmental and human rights defenders.
What has happened until now, why do we need this law, who wants to weaken it and what should it contain? Here are all answers compiled in one brochure accessible for journalists, civil society and the broader public.
Everything you wanted to know about the EU sustainable corporate governance directive but were afraid to ask.
This brief was developed by Anti-Slavery International, Amnesty International, CIDSE, Clean Clothes Campaign International Office, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, the European Coalition for Corporate Justice, International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH), Friends of the Earth Europe, Global Witness and Oxfam.