• EU countries agree weakened text for green claims directive

    18 June 2024

    EU countries have agreed a text for the proposed Green Claims Directive which contains weaker language on the use of carbon credits than that agreed by the European Parliament.

  • EU Nature Restoration Law finally approved in 'massive victory for nature'

    17 June 2024

    An EU law to restore at least 20% of the EU's land and sea areas by 2030 has been approved after a 'compromise' text won a slim majority among EU countries - a move welcomed by investors and NGOs who called it "a massive victory for Europe's nature".

  • CSDDD gets formal sign-off from EU countries

    24 May 2024
  • ESRS for specific sectors and non-EU companies delayed by two years

    30 April 2024
  • European Parliament approves 'world first' carbon removal certificate

    11 April 2024

    The European Parliament has formally approved a certification framework for carbon removal projects, but carbon market participants have warned this does not go far enough.

  • CSDDD agreed, in watershed moment, but is weakened to 'shadow of former self'

    15 March 2024

    The EU passed a landmark sustainability reporting law which, although significantly weakened from previous versions, was described as "a watershed moment for corporate accountability".

  • Key vote on CSDDD delayed again

    08 March 2024

    A key vote for EU countries to approve the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) has been delayed again, with Italy and Austria said to be among those to have raised concerns at the latest text.

  • EU countries voice support for CSDDD compromise ahead of key vote

    07 March 2024
  • Belgium pitches pared-back CSDDD in bid to secure EU countries' approval

    06 March 2024

    Belgium has pitched a pared-back version of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) in a last-ditch bid to gain approval of other EU countries.

  • CSDDD not dead yet, with Council still negotiating, MEP says

    29 February 2024