Margarida Couto (Partner) writes an article published in the digital platform Link to Leaders, on the approval by the European Commission of the "Directive on the duty of due diligence of companies in matters of sustainability".

"On the last day of peace in Europe - 23 February 2022 - the European Commission released the proposal for the Directive that will impose that a wide range of companies operating in the European Union (regardless of the country where they have their headquarters) implement due diligence procedures aimed at preventing human rights violations not only in their own operations, but also in their supply chain."

Read the article here.