Russia: New Waste Disposal Rules

With the 23 December 2014 passing of the Federal Law “On Changes to the Federal Law ‘On Wastes Generated in the Manufacturing and Consumption...

Australia – Tougher Environmental Enforcement Provisions for New South Wales

A number of changes have been implemented recently, giving environmental regulators and courts more enforcement options and increasing the amounts of penalties for certain...

Mandated Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting: Coming Soon to a Country Regulating You

Disclosure of environmental, human rights and social risks is moving from its home between the glossy pages of voluntary reports into the hard-nosed realm of mandatory legal requirements, as evidenced by recent developments in the European Union and India.

New Disclosure Rule in the EU

The European Parliament propelled legislative steps in order to change Council Directives 78/660/EEC and 83/349/EEC as regards disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by...

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