News on Climate | Energy, Waste | Resources, Soil | Land, Water and Sustainability | Strategies | International matters

OECD handbook reinforces environmental protection in raw material

Drohnenansicht eines kontaminierten, giftigen Wasserlaufs in Geamana, Rumänien

The new OECD Handbook on Environmental Due Diligence in Mineral Supply Chains is a milestone for environmental protection in global value chains. For the first time, a clear description is given of how companies can identify, assess and prioritise environmental issues at the beginning of their global supply chains and take measures to prevent, mitigate or find solutions to arising problems. read more

Climate | Energy

Climate risk analysis and adaptation in companies

Pipelines on a factory site

A robust climate risk and vulnerability assessment is the basis for systematic management of physical climate risks. To this end, the EU taxonomy sets out detailed requirements for companies. The German Environment Agency provides recommendations for carrying out a such climate risk and vulnerability assessment which is legally compliant. read more

The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment