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EU CSDDD: ‘Politicians have hugely misread signals from business’

Parque da Cachoeira in Brazil was inundated by mining waste in 2019 following the collapse of the Brumadinho dam, owned by mining company Vale. In Europe, MEPs are debating what Oxfam has called “a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end corporate impunity” (Photo: Douglas Magno/AFP via Getty Images)

‘Chaos’ and ‘irresponsibility’ were the words used by MEP Lara Wolters to describe EU member states’ failure to advance the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

EU member states have misread business signals, said Richard Howitt, former member of the European Parliament and lead negotiator on the EU Non-Financial ...

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