Study on due diligence requirements through the supply chain. Part I, Synthesis report

Claire Bright, Lise Smit, Robert McCorquodale, Mathias Bauer, Hanna Deringer, Daniela Baeza-Berinbauer, Francisca Torres Cortés, Frank Alleweldt, Senda Cara, Camille Salinier, Hector Tejero Tobed

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Abstract

The aim of the study is: - to provide a detailed examination of the existing regulation and proposals for due diligence in companies’ own operations and through the supply chain for adverse human rights and environmental impacts, including relating to climate change; - to develop and assess regulatory options,including the possibility of introducing due diligence requirements as a legal duty of
care at the European level, as well as the initial perceptions of stakeholders relating to possible regulatory options. This is an initial study for the possible development of regulatory options at the EU level. The definitions for the purposes of this study are set out in detail in the full report.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEuropean Commission
ISBN (Print)978-92-76-10542-9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2020

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