About: sustainable corporate governance

High stakes for the future of European sustainable corporate governance

Europe needs a Copernican Revolution in corporate behaviour in order to tackle both the climate crisis and social disparities, write Wojciech Baginski and Katie Hill. To do that, the EU should start with clarifying the fundamentals of corporate law, they argue.
Economy & Jobs 09-12-2021

NGOs ask von der Leyen to intervene on delayed corporate human rights law

The European Commission should keep its promises and uphold corporate human rights obligations according to an open letter sent to President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday (8 December) signed by 47 civil society and trade union organisations.
Economy & Jobs 18-10-2021

‘It will never work!’ Outgoing Eurochambres president criticises EU emission targets

In an interview with EURACTIV, the outgoing president of Eurochambres, an association of European chambers of commerce, has criticised the EU’s environmental policy and called for more trade "with all parts of the world", including China and Russia.

EU considering sanctions on companies liable for environmental damage abroad

The European Commission is considering sanctions to tackle environmental damage and human rights abuses in Europe’s supply chains, according to Nils Behrndt, acting deputy director-general at the executive's justice department.