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Comment: EU holding firm on sustainable trade agenda despite criticisms

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 08 Aug 2022 14:55
  • 08 Aug 2022 14:55
Companies based inside the EU that source products from outside are facing new requirements to tighten the enforcement of labor, human rights and environmental standards in global supply chains.
The changes will come under the EU's proposed Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence. The European Commission is also planning on

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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent

Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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