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Putting the Environment in Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence

Index Number: POL 30/4116/2021

As the European Union (EU) develops a directive on sustainable corporate governance, this briefing outlines why and how environmental protection must be integrated into companies’ due diligence requirements alongside respect for human rights.
This is a joint briefing with the following organizations: Amnesty International, ClientEarth, European Coalition for Corporate Justive (ECCJ), Fern, Forest People’s Programme, Global Witness, ActionAid, Anti-Slavery International, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, CIDSE, Fair Trade Advocacy Office, FIDH and WWF.

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