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What companies need to know about EUDR

What companies need to know about EUDR

Between 1990 and 2008, the EU’s imports were responsible for 36% of global crop-related deforestation. In response, the European Commission introduced the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), a key element of the EU Green Deal. Enforced since June 29, 2023, this regulation aims to ensure that specific products consumed within the EU do not contribute to […]

What do you need to know on CDP in 2024?

CDP 2024 Key Changes

CPD Key Changes and things you should know before your submission. CDP made significant changes to their disclosure platform in 2024 to, “further streamline reporting for organizations and generate the most comparable, comprehensive, decision useful data.” Key changes include an integrated questionnaire across all environmental topics (Climate, Water, Forests), a new dedicated questionnaire for SME’s, […]

Green Party Setbacks in EU Elections Raise Concerns Over Green Deal

Green Party Setbacks in EU Elections Raise Concerns Over Green Deal

In times of volatility, Corporate Sustainability Leadership guides legislation and successfully manages internal and external risks. Sustainable profitability, the rule of law, cooperation between enterprises, civil society and governments are the greatest assets to respond to the public concerns for Europe’s future. The recent European Parliament elections have drawn widespread attention, with provisional results indicating […]

Can U.S. Companies Overcome Supply Chain Challenges with New ESG and Climate Standards?

Can U.S. Companies Overcome Supply Chain Challenges with New ESG and Climate Standards

The critical importance of managing hidden risks in global supply chains has become increasingly apparent to businesses, driven by the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, geopolitical conflicts, and natural disasters. These vulnerabilities have highlighted the pressing need for greater transparency and control, particularly in links located in emerging markets. Often, this lack of transparency […]

Part 2 of our series: Evaluating the EU’s Chemical Strategy for Sustainability

Part 2 of our series: Evaluating the EU's Chemical Strategy for Sustainability

Is it a Real Green Deal? The European Union’s ambitious Green Deal sets out to reshape the continent’s economy with a focus on sustainable practices and achieving a zero-pollution future. Integral to these efforts is the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS), but does it truly support the overarching goals of the Green Deal? A recent […]

Part 1 of our series: The Future of Sustainability in the Chemical Sector

Part 1 of our series The Future of Sustainability in the Chemical Sector

What Sustainability Professionals need to know The chemical sector plays a pivotal role in the global economy, driving innovation and providing essential materials for various industries. However, it also faces significant environmental and social challenges. As sustainability becomes a core priority, companies in the chemical sector across Europe and the UK are increasingly adopting comprehensive […]

The Impact of European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) on non-EU Companies

European Sustainability Reporting Standards

The European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) are making waves far beyond European borders, significantly influencing the strategies and operations of companies in the US and Canada. While not directly binding, these standards wield substantial influence due to interconnected global markets and evolving stakeholder expectations. How ESRS are reshaping the business landscape across North America?   […]

How UK businesses should manage top 3 Corporate Challenges

How UK businesses should manage top 3 Corporate Challenges

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors have become significantly important in recent years, and UK businesses are now facing multiple challenges while navigating ESG regulations. ESG regulations are complex and businesses must comply with many rules from different regulatory bodies, which is a major challenge. Additionally, frequent changes in ESG regulations can create confusion and […]

How corporate ESG strategy is affected by Ukraine Invasion

How corporate ESG strategy is affected by Ukraine Invasion

A few weeks have passed since Europe has come up against its worst military conflict since World War II, shifting the continent’s landscape on energy transition and investors’ decisions. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has exposed the failings of fund managers to see the risks a war could pose to their portfolios. Lots of U.S. dollars […]