Will EU’s Forced Labour Ban Regulation be a paper tiger?
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Josh Stephens
Josh Stephens, Reporter

After a number of setbacks, the EU finally agreed the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) following substantial changes to the original text.

In a vote earlier this month, 17 out of 27 member states backed the legislation which requires private companies to adhere to human rights standards across their supply chains, with a particular emphasis on child and forced labour risks.