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New supply chain legislation: A catalyst for sustainable development?
After some delays, on March 15, 2024, the European Council eventually passed a vote in favor of the new Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD). This directive, intended to make supply chains more sustainable, heralds a paradigm shift.
In Search for the Missing Mining Impacts: A Call for Transparency and Open Data
The effects of mining on humans and the environment are poorly documented. In a commentary in the journal Nature, WU researcher Victor Maus has called for thee data gaps to be closed. This is a prerequisite for implementing the green energy transition in a way that minimizes environmental damage.
Psychopaths in the C-Suite – Myth or Reality?
CEOs, who bear a large part of the responsibility for major corporate scandals, are often portrayed as psychopaths. The cliché of the monster in pinstripes comes up again and again in films, media reports, and even academic research. A researcher at WU Vienna has now shown that, in reality, there is not much to it.