22nd February 2024 News

EU Adopts New Law to Protect Consumers Against Misleading Green Claims

The European Council announced that it has adopted a directive which will protect consumers from misleading green claims and other greenwashing practices, it includes banning unverified generic environmental claims such as “environmentally friendly,” or “biodegradable” and those based on emissions offsetting schemes. Read more

ESG news: Italy launches a public consultation on draft decree implementing the CSRD

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) entered into force on 5 January 2023 and Member States are required to transpose it into national laws by 6 July 2024. In this regard, The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) launched a public consultation on the draft decree implementing CSRD in Italy. Read more

ESG Chronicle Team