The revised version scales back the scope of the landmark new law

The Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) is legislation designed to get companies to protect the environment, maintain social justice and promote a stronger, sustainable economy. It requires that companies consider the social and environmental impact of their operations by promoting transparency and encouraging companies to be more proactive in identifying and mitigating sustainability risks. 

A watered-down version of the Directive was approved in March, meaning that it is likely to become law later this year.

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