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Anticipating EU 'Sustainability due diligence' legislation

Insights and advisory on new ESG Due Diligence legislation in EU and US. 

Analysis and set of recommendations related to the EU context and trend towards sustainability legislation focusing on human rights and agriculture imports.

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Sierra Leone Agri-sector: advocacy skills and strategy for trade competitiveness

Strategic advise, training and capacity building on
policy advocacy and dialogue for improved trade competitiveness.

Sierra Leone’s agri-sector value chains, including cocoa, palm oil and cassava, needed to step up their skills and efforts to advocate for an better business environment and more sustainable management of farms.

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Responsible sourcing of minerals - guiding due diligence implementation  

Insights into company due diligence risks and current practices, as a basis for advising and guiding towards a responsible sourcing strategy and roadmap. Supported implementation 

Supported a global and Korean steel manufacturing company towards enhanced responsible minerals management policy, strategy and due diligence implementation.

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Training for SME's on Sustainability Due Diligence: how to prepare for new (EU) legislation and industry standards.

For the Belgian (Flemish) Chambers of Commerce network (VOKA), as well as other clients, Hyacint Consult conducted a training for business on the trend towards Sustainability Due Diligence. Particular attention was paid to new EU legislative initiatives on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence  ('CSDDD'), the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive ('CSRD') and how companies can practically take (progressive) action to set up policies, systems and implement risk-based sustainability due diligence. 

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Guiding upstream ESG-fact finding and stakeholder engagement in manganese supply chains

In response to an NGO report on manganese supply chains and sustainability risk and context, a steel producing company requested support to conduct an upstream fact-finding to South African mines, and engage with stakeholders. In addition, targeted advise was provided in support of the business' responsible sourcing program and sustainability due diligence approach. 

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