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EU draft Directive on supply chain due diligence

  • EU
  • April 01st 2022
  • By Krzysztof Winski

In everyday economic reality, due diligence in the supply chain plays an increasingly important role, which should be understood as increased awareness of the activities of your business contractor. Price or speed of delivery is also important, but whether a contractor respects human rights or environmental regulations is equally important. This is because it influences the choices of consumers who make a purchase decision also taking into account other factors than just the price or the attractiveness of the packaging. We can see it now. The UN launched its voluntary guidelines for business and human rights in 2011. As a consequence, some countries took their own legislative initiatives in this area, and the EU recently published a draft Directive - "Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence".

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