The proposed initiative would embed sustainability in companies’ corporate governance frameworks and their business strategies.

By Paul A. Davies and Michael D. Green

On 26 October 2020, the European Commission (the Commission) launched a public consultation on a proposed sustainable corporate governance framework. The Commission is seeking views from a broad range of stakeholders, including, in particular, businesses and their directors as well as investors, environmental organisations, and public authorities that may have a role in supervising the new rules.