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Supply chain legislation on the rise globally

The EU’s CSDDD has created some tension with trading partners, and experts warn local labour laws may not necessarily be aligned with EU norms requiring extraterritorial compliance by multinationals conducting their business globally. (Photo: Farooq Naeem/AFP via Getty Images)
The EU’s CSDDD has created some tension with trading partners, and experts warn local labour laws may not necessarily be aligned with EU norms requiring extraterritorial compliance by multinationals conducting their business globally. (Photo: Farooq Naeem/AFP via Getty Images)

More than a dozen countries are implementing mandatory corporate due diligence obligations that are likely to impact companies’ business operations, decision-making and litigation risk

Sustainable supply chains have become a focus for policymakers worldwide in recent years, as more countries are proposing legislation to tackle human rights violations and environmental harm across business operations. 

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