Joint Statement on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

Julia Otten

Frank Bold, ShareAction, Accountancy Europe, Eurosif, Finance Watch and WWF, as members of the Informal Group on Sustainable Finance, have released a joint statement on the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD).

In the statement, five key recommendations are suggested that will embed environmental, climate, and social impacts into the company's long-term strategy.

Read the full statement here

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EU Commission’s advisory group publishes the first set of sustainability reporting standards. NGOs warn against reduction in ambition.

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Julia Otten

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In light of the severity and the short timeframe that remains to take action to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees, it is important that the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) leaves no legal ambiguity concerning corporate obligations regarding climate change. The aim of this paper is to provide recommendations on Article 15 "Combating climate change" of the Commission’s proposal which lacks precision regarding the targets and content of the transition plans it refers to.

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