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Supply Chain Due Diligence: An Overview of Emerging Requirements

Sep 19, 2023 Supply Chain Due Diligence: An Overview of Emerging Requirements

Whitepaper Overview:

This white paper gives an overview of the current regulatory landscape as regards mandatory supply chain due diligence requirements.

It reviews and analyses enacted and emerging regulations in this field with a specific focus on the European Union.

A review of both existing and new regulations will help businesses to align their due diligence concepts in an effective and efficient manner and fill gaps where needed.

There is a clear shift from voluntary towards mandatory supply chain due diligence. It is vital for companies to keep up with new requirements and implement compliance systems that can respond effectively to these changes

This Whitepaper Covers:

  • The Concept of Supply Chain Due Diligence
  • Consequences of Non-Compliance
  • Comprehensive Due Diligence Regulations in Germany in France
  • The European Draft for a Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive
  • Product-specific Due Diligence (Products Associated with Deforestation; Batteries; Conflict Minerals etc.)
  • Regulatory Developments Worldwide

*This whitepaper was originally published on 19th September, 2023. Further regulatory developments may have occurred after publication. To keep up-to-date with the latest compliance news, sign up to our newsletter.


Hannah Janknecht, Regulatory Analyst, Compliance & Risks

Hannah Janknecht joined the Global Regulatory Compliance team in Compliance and Risks as a Regulatory Analyst in September 2022.

She is responsible for the monitoring of regulatory developments in German-speaking countries and helps clients with questions on Ecolabelling, Climate Change Regulations and ESG Reporting.

Hannah studied law in Germany (University of Bonn) and holds an LL.M. in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from University College Cork.