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The Importance and Evolution of European Sustainability Regulations
Sustainability Governance

The Importance and Evolution of European Sustainability Regulations

The European Union's commitment to sustainability is exemplified by its comprehensive and ambitious regulatory framework, encompassing historical milestones, key directives, sector-specific regulations, and robust enforcement mechanisms to ensure environmental protection and sustainable development.
Editorial TeamEditorial Team
|May 27th, 2024|4:19 PM
United States Fashion Industry Association Presents the 2024 Washington Trade Symposium
Sustainability Governance

United States Fashion Industry Association Presents the 2024 Washington Trade Symposium

From forced labor enforcement to textile policy to the future of the China 301 tariffs, don't miss this opportunity to hear insights and solutions, and meet with key DC policy-makers.
United States Fashion Industry AssociationUnited States Fashion Industry Association
|May 20th, 2024|1:25 PM
Navigating European Sustainability Regulations: A Comprehensive Guide for Businesses
Sustainability Governance

Navigating European Sustainability Regulations: A Comprehensive Guide for Businesses

Europe leads in sustainability with regulations like the European Green Deal, Circular Economy Action Plan, and CSRD to reduce environmental impact and promote social responsibility.
Editorial TeamEditorial Team
|May 17th, 2024|12:51 PM
EU's Game-Changing Move: Introducing Digital Product Passports for Sustainable Textiles
Sustainable Supply Chains

EU's Game-Changing Move: Introducing Digital Product Passports for Sustainable Textiles

The EU's initiative for Digital Product Passports mandates transparency throughout product lifecycles, nurturing sustainability and circular economy practices by 2026. Businesses are required to adjust to meet compliance standards and cultivate consumer trust.
Editorial TeamEditorial Team
|May 10th, 2024|11:47 AM
Navigating Sustainability Reporting: Understanding the CSRD and ISSB Frameworks
Sustainability Governance

Navigating Sustainability Reporting: Understanding the CSRD and ISSB Frameworks

While the objectives of the CSRD and the ISSB overlap to some extent, notable differences define their operational methodologies.
Editorial TeamEditorial Team
|April 17th, 2024|12:44 PM
UNEP FI's Approach to CSRD/ESRS Compliance and Impact Management
Sustainability Governance

UNEP FI's Approach to CSRD/ESRS Compliance and Impact Management

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) mandates companies to adhere to the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS), facilitating disclosure of social and environmental data as per updated regulations
Editorial TeamEditorial Team
|April 11th, 2024|2:14 PM
New EU Sustainability Reporting Rules Are a Challenge, Says Puma
Sustainability Governance

New EU Sustainability Reporting Rules Are a Challenge, Says Puma

“We are nowhere near being able to fulfil the requirements of CSRD,” Stefan Seidel said on a panel at the Reuters Impact conference in London, referring to the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive.
Business of FashionBusiness of Fashion
|March 29th, 2024|11:32 AM
Examining the Pitfalls in CSRD-Aligned Double Materiality Assessments: A Guide for Companies
Sustainability Governance

Examining the Pitfalls in CSRD-Aligned Double Materiality Assessments: A Guide for Companies

The CSRD will revolutionize sustainability reporting, aligning it with financial disclosures by requiring comprehensive ESG reporting, necessitating a substantial expansion in disclosure scope regardless of previous practices.
Editorial TeamEditorial Team
|March 26th, 2024|3:16 PM
How to Conduct Double-Materiality Assessments for EU CSRD Compliance
Sustainability Governance

How to Conduct Double-Materiality Assessments for EU CSRD Compliance

Recent guidance from EFRAG aims to streamline a structured assessment process, echoing historical stakeholder engagement practices in assessing sustainability matters through a double-materiality lens.
Editorial TeamEditorial Team
|March 25th, 2024|5:50 PM
US Court Temporarily Halts SEC Climate Disclosure Rule Pending Review
Sustainability Governance

US Court Temporarily Halts SEC Climate Disclosure Rule Pending Review

The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has temporarily halted the SEC's new climate disclosure rule, signaling a pivotal moment in the debate over mandatory reporting of climate risks and GHG emissions by companies.
Editorial TeamEditorial Team
|March 21st, 2024|3:54 PM