Rising litigation and tighter regulation risks for PFAS producers and users

Global Rising litigation, tighter regulation pose risks for PFAS producers and users ESG Measures   Many PFA producers face significant costs associated with rising litigations and remediation projects and tighter regulation. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are synthetic chemicals widely used across industry that can have long-lasting negative impacts on human health and the environment. [...]

2021-07-20T16:34:10+02:00Thematic Studies|

The European Defence Fund – #5MinuteRead

In recent years, the European Union (EU) has substantially increased its funding for the research and development of new weapon systems and military technologies by European defence companies. In this regard, in April 2021 the European Parliament approved a European Defence Fund (EDF) worth EUR 7.9 billion over seven years (2021-2027).1 The Fund will finance [...]

Protection of biodiversity: Companies need to take action as scores remain quite limited

Vigeo Eiris rates 1,257 entities on their commitment to integrate protection of Biodiversity into their sustainability risk management and their corporate social responsibility strategy and operation. The overall score appears quite limited (30.8/100) with a clear difference in term of countries, sector and size of the rated organisations. The player that gets the highest average [...]

ILO publishes new paper on integrating international social standards into corporate strategies, based on Vigeo Eiris data

In addition to the commitments made by economic actors, corporate social responsibility is attracting increasing interest from researchers and public institutions worldwide. A key challenge is to understand how corporate compliance with international social and environmental standards translates into practice, and the extent to which the integration of governance principles and responsible conduct into companies’ [...]

2019-07-02T01:17:58+02:00V.E News|
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