- EU mandatory environmental and human rights due diligence law—what lawyers need to know
- Original news
- Who would fall within the scope of the proposed law?
- What is required?
- What next?
- What about the UK?
Environment analysis: On 10 March 2021, the European Parliament voted by an overwhelming majority for the adoption of a binding EU law that requires companies to conduct environmental and human rights due diligence along their full value chain or face concrete fines, sanctions and/or civil liability. Jo En Low, partner, and Suyin Tan, senior associate, from the London office of the energy-focused law firm Bracewell provide a brief overview of the key elements of the European Parliament’s report, including whether any similar developments can be expected in the UK.
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