EU considering sanctions on companies liable for environmental damage abroad 

October 11, 2021 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


The European Commission is considering sanctions to tackle environmental damage and human rights abuses in Europe’s supply chains, according to Nils Behrndt, acting deputy director-general at the executive’s justice department.

“We are looking into the question of the sanctions, the penalties, because obviously, if you don’t have effective enforcement, then you will not create the necessary pressure,” said Behrndt at an event organised by the NGO Global Witness.


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