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Allen Campbell

deforestation
ESG/Sustainability

European Companies’ Supply Chains That Incorporate Seven Important Commodities Will Be Impacted by the European Union Deforestation Regulation (EUDR)

Once again leveraging its position as the world’s third largest economy, the EU continues to lead the world in protecting the global environment. The EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), which became effective on June 29, 2023, will impact agricultural, forestry and business practices around the world.
Allen Campbell
November 8, 2023
deforestation
ESG/Sustainability

New Canadian Modern Slavery Law

The Fighting Against Forced Labor and Child Labor in Supply Chains Act was enacted on May 3, 2023, and becomes effective in January 2024. It requires in-scope companies and all government organizations in Canada to provide annual reports on how they manage forced labor/child labor risks – in their own operations and their product supply chains.
Allen Campbell
October 25, 2023
Company News

Partnership Provides Sustainability/ESG Information, Advice And Solutions To Metals Supply Chain And Manufacturing Industries.

Greenway Steel LLC is pleased to announce that Greenway and McAlan LC are teaming up provide sustainability/ESG information, advice and solutions to the global Metals Supply Chain and Manufacturing Industries, which include Metal Service Centers & Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers, Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing, Machinery Manufacturing, Electrical Equipment, Appliance, & Component Manufacturing and Transportation Equipment Manufacturing. The Greenway/McAlan partnership provides…
Allen Campbell
October 13, 2023
ESG/Sustainability

Do Citizens Have a Constitutional Right to a Clean and Healthful Environment?

Over 1500 cases have been filed in courts around the world seeking relief from climate change. These cases have been based on various legal theories. A recent, highly unusual theory is that such rights are grounded in a state’s constitution. This constitutional theory has successfully argued in four noteworthy cases, one in Montana, the second in the Netherlands, the third…
Allen Campbell
October 4, 2023
ESG/SustainabilityValue Chain Sustainability Laws

Mandatory Reporting of Opportunities under the European Union Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)

This is another blog post in our series on Value Chain Sustainability. In a Nutshell: The new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) of the European Union will mandate in-scope companies to disclose “opportunities related to sustainability matters”. This is questionable public policy for many reasons and should be reconsidered. 
Allen Campbell
August 23, 2023
Company News

News Alert! McAlan and B2i Technologies Form ESG Alliance

McAlan LC has teamed up with Technologies, Inc. to help client companies “do ESG” well. McAlan brings a wealth of ESG expertise, and B2i brings 20 years of experience creating and deploying digital solutions for public companies to communicate with the financial community. PLANO, Texas, June 26, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The importance of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors…
Allen Campbell
July 13, 2023
ESG/SustainabilityValue Chain Sustainability Laws

Game Changer: The European Union Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)

Game Changer: The European Union Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) This is another blog post in our series on Value Chain Sustainability. In a Nutshell: The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) will require nearly 50,000 EU companies -- and about 11,000 non-EU companies -- to report on ESG matters. Beginning in 2024, companies will have to report, if material, on…
Allen Campbell
March 30, 2023
ESG/SustainabilityInformationValue Chain Sustainability Laws

Groundbreaking lawsuit against BNP Paribas

French banking giant sued for financing fossil fuel companies This is another post in our series of blog posts on Value Chain Sustainability laws. Several non-governmental organizations (NGOs) filed a summons against BNP Paribas on February 23, 2023. At issue is whether the bank’s climate risk plan is inadequate, in violation of the French Duty of Vigilance law. The plaintiffs…
Allen Campbell
March 10, 2023