The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive – Latest insights
On 21 April 2021, the European Commission (EC) adopted a proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), replacing the EU’s Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD). The CSRD covers all relevant environmental, social and governance (ESG) elements, and aims to increase investments in truly sustainable activities across the European Union. Three-way discussions between the European Parliament, the European Council and the EC finalised the text, which was published on 21 June 2022. In this article, we discuss the most notable changes.