This article discusses the European Commission's adopting the first set of EU Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). The ESRS are mandatory common standards by which in-scope companies must report comparable, consistent and detailed information across environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
This guide provides an overview of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure obligations within the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
This article provides an overview of the new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regime for packaging which will start on January 1, 2024.
This article discusses the Supreme Court's decision denying a petition of several oil and gas company seeking to remove a climate change lawsuit from state court to federal court. The case, BP P.L.C. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, is one of more than a dozen lawsuits filed since July 2017 by local and state governments against oil and gas companies.
This guide includes environmental policy and its enforcement, environmental permits, waste, liabilities, among others.
In January 2023, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published its much awaited consultation on its Draft Guidance on Horizontal Agreements. The CMA clearly indicated that it proposes to take advantage of its post-Brexit freedom and to depart from the position on this issue taken by the European Commission as set out in its Draft Guidance on Horizontal Agreements, and to take a more radical and permissive approach to the role competition law has to play in supporting environmental sustainability initiatives.
This briefing discusses legal aspects relating to sustainable finance, and trends and developments that are relevant for financing sustainable development in focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa.
Learn about five common misperceptions regarding the German Act on Corporate Due Diligence Obligations in Supply Chaina and its implications for businesses.
Gain insights into how HR departments at German employers can help to make employees trips more sustainable, and learn about the potential legal issues that such efforts may present.