Europe, Policy and Regulation

How sustainability obligations are being incorporated into contractual agreements

Experts have observed non-compliance with clauses being punished by “alternative” means, such as the obligation to support, for example, a organisation fighting child labour (Photo by Delia Souleiman/AFP via Getty Images)

Due diligence and sustainability rules mean ESG clauses are more prevalent in commercial contracts – but the development is also giving rise to more disputes

A greater focus on supply chain sustainability and transparency has triggered legal changes to commercial contracts, with sustainability requirements being increasingly imposed and negotiated in ...

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