Catholic Organisations Welcome EU Supply Chain Proposal

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Catholic organisations and the Church in the EU welcome European legislative initiative on human rights and environmental due diligence

Organizaciones católicas y la Iglesia en la Unión Europea celebran la iniciativa legislativa europea sobre diligencia debida en materia de derechos humanos y medio ambiente

The International Family of Catholic Social Justice Organizations (CIDSE), Pax Christi International and Justice & Peace Europe, with the support of the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE), have joined forces to respond a European Union public consultation on future legislation relating to supply chains.

The organisations welcome proposed EU legislation that would legally require companies to protect internationally recognised human rights and the environment in the development, production, and distribution of commodities. For more information, please click on the above links for the full text of the press release.

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