Comparative table: Corporate due diligence laws and legislative proposals in Europe
May 4th, 2021
by ECCJ

ECCJ has updated its comparative analysis of the different mandatory Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence (HREDD) laws and legislative proposals in Europe.

This comparative table provides an overview of the specific provisions in the laws adopted or being discussed at the national level, as well as in the legislative proposals put forward in different European countries.

The table analyses the status, nature and scope of each law and legislative proposal; the standards they aim to protect; the due diligence and transparency obligations they aim to impose; and the civil liability regimes and public enforcement mechanisms foreseen, if any.

In particular, the table compares the following legal texts: