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Markets are moral by default – what about governments?
Andreas Freytag, Professor and Chair of Economic Policy, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, and Visiting Professor with IIT
The German law on corporate due diligence in supply chains, also known as the Sustainable Supply Chain Law, has now been in force for four months. Similar laws in other countries have a longer history. Overall, efforts by Western lawmakers to regulate domestic companies and encourage, if not require, compliance with human rights, labour, and environmental standards along their entire value chain are picking up steam.
Jean Monnet Network
Funded under the EU Erasmus Plus Program, the Jean Monnet Network funds teaching and research on EU policies and fosters dialogue between academics, decision-makers and civil society actors around the world.
Centre of Excellence in Trade & Environment Jean Monnet Chair in Trade & Environment