Our positioning on the European Commission's draft guidelines on the EU Green Claims Directive
VAUDE welcomes the European Union (EU) Commission's goal of using the EU Green Claims Directive to combat greenwashing and misleading environment-related advertising claims, thereby improving the overall credibility and transparency of environment-related claims.
As a company committed to sustainability, environmental protection and fair working conditions, we support this initiative. We believe that consumers have the right to receive sound and reliable information about the environmental impact of the products they buy.
We are fundamentally committed to ambitious, fast-acting and binding standards for greater sustainability at EU level for as many companies as possible. Regulation is therefore desirable,
Our position on the European Supply Chain / Due Diligence Act proposal - CSDDD
VAUDE endorses the envisaged mandatory due diligence for companies in the EU. We call for
ambitious, fast-acting and binding standards for greater sustainability at the EU level which
would apply to as many companies as possible.
Legally binding sustainability standards are needed
Voluntary analyses of businesses’ social and environmental impact, as well as voluntary action
and acceptance of responsibility, have fallen far short of the level of commitment required to
make a significant contribution to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris
Agreement on Climate Change, and compliance with ILO Core Labor Standards.
For this reason, VAUDE supports the EU Commission's proposal to create a legal duty of care for