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Key Responsible Business Laws

Governments around the world are using legislation to drive responsible business practices and positive impacts on people and planet. It’s essential to know what responsible business laws apply to your company and how to comply with these. 

Focus on responsible business practices and sustainable supply chains continues to grow across the world. Government, investor, consumer and other stakeholders’ demand for responsible business is driving the regulatory agenda in many regions. 

Countries are increasingly adopting new legislative initiatives to regulate businesses’ practices, drive more responsible operations and encourage better regulation of sustainability issues in global supply chains. These national laws require companies to manage their operational impacts on people, communities and the environment, and report on their efforts.  

The legislation a company needs to follow varies depending on their size, turnover, sector and operating office locations. 

Look below for the key country laws that businesses need to be aware of, to understand what legislation is relevant, how it affects companies and what they must do to comply. 

Learn how Sedex can help you comply with Modern Slavery Acts, supply chain transparency laws and other laws. Ask for our Consulting team to discuss a bespoke legislation diagnostic for your business.