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Commission study shows the need for EU-level legislation on due diligence throughout the supply chain on #HumanRights and #EnvironmentalImpacts

Commission study shows the need for EU-level legislation on due diligence throughout the supply chain on #HumanRights and #EnvironmentalImpacts

| February 25, 2020

On 24 February, the European Commission published the results of a study on due diligence requirements through the supply chain. This study shows that only one in three businesses in the EU are currently undertaking due diligence on human rights and environmental impacts. Due diligence, in this context, means that for example a company checks […]

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Deal reached on rules allowing flexibility for EU countries to ban GMO crops

Deal reached on rules allowing flexibility for EU countries to ban GMO crops

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

New legislation to allow EU member states to restrict, or ban, the cultivation of crops containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on their own territory, even if it is allowed at EU level, were agreed by Parliament and Council delegations on 3 December. “The agreement reached last night on the directive, which goes into effect Spring […]

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