Important questions and answers on the new Supply Chain Act
Implementing Due Diligence with the Help of the Sector Dialogue
As of 1 January 2024, companies with at least 1,000 employees are subject to the regulations outlined in the German Supply Chain Act - among them several automotive suppliers. In their quest for guidance and good practice they - as well as companies from other industries - can benefit from the insights generated by the Sector Dialogue Automotive Industry.
The most important topics at a glance
Corporate social responsibility, or CSR for short, is about a company’s responsibility for its impact on society. This includes social, environmental and economic aspects. Find out more about CSR policies in Germany, Europe and global dimension.
Business & Human Rights
The responsibility of German companies along global supply and value chains: find out more about the National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights (NAP), the German and European Supply Chain Act and implementation support for companies.
Supply chains: State Secretary Tschan and energy sector representatives discuss human rights risks
High-level meeting of the energy sector dialogue on the occasion of the publication of the document “Potential human rights risks along the supply and value chains”.
Development Minister Schulze and Labour Minister Heil are travelling to Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire together
On the 20th of February, the "World Day of Social Justice", Federal Development Minister Svenja Schulze and Federal Labour Minister Hubertus Heil started their journey to visit some of the people whose work comes at the start of global supply chains.
EU supply chain law initiative
In a globalized economy it takes a European strategy to protect human rights and the environment in supply and value chains effectively. On 1 December 2022, the Council determined its negotiating position ("general approach") regarding the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD).
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