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The proposal highlights the growing global focus on companies’ human rights obligations not just towards employees but also towards workers in their supply chains.

By Paul A. DaviesMichael D. Green, and James Bee

On 14 September 2022, the European Commission (the Commission) introduced a proposed Regulation (the Proposal) which seeks to ban products

Mobile device manufacturers may be subject to regulations that aim to mitigate the environmental impact of such devices.

By Paul A. DaviesMichael D. Green, and James Bee

On 31 August 2022, the European Commission published draft “ecodesign” regulations covering various components of smartphones and tablets, seeking to improve the environmental performance of these

California continues to push toward its statewide carbon-neutrality goals.

By Arthur F. Foerster and Joshua Bledsoe

On August 25, 2022, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) unanimously approved regulations that require all new 2035 and later passenger vehicles to be zero-emission vehicles. The agency’s “Advanced Clean Cars II” regulations require manufacturers to deliver an increasing

The call highlights the challenges in developing alignment between global ESG reporting standards.

By Paul A. Davies, Sarah Fortt, Betty M. HuberMichael D. Green, and James Bee

The European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), two of the world’s leading public financial institutions have stressed the importance of

A major voluntary carbon standard invites comments on linking carbon credits with crypto instruments and tokens, highlighting emerging questions around blockchain transactions in voluntary carbon markets.

By JP Brisson, Michael Dreibelbis, Brett Frazer, and Nick Eberhart

On August 3, 2022, Verra, a voluntary carbon standard, announced it was opening a public consultation