6th Jun 2023


EU sets 21 September goal for 70% adult vaccination

EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen on Friday specified the EU executive wants to see 70 percent of the adult population vaccinated by 21 September. Previously, the commission said it wanted to see the 70-percent goal reached "by the summer", and "by the end of the summer". "This sets a date, it is very clear the summer ends normally on the 21st of September," she told journalists.

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Final steps for EU's due diligence on supply chains law

Final negotiations on the EU due diligence law begin this week. But will this law make companies embed due diligence requirements in their internal processes or incentive them to outsource their obligations to third parties?

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