The European Union Delays CSRD Reporting Standards by Two Years
On January 24, 2024, the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee voted 21-2 to postpone sector-specific ESRS reporting under the Corporate Sustainable Reporting Directive (CSRD).
Products Impacted by The EUDR
The list of products / commodities that fall under the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) can be found in Annex I of the regulation.
Double Materiality Assessments Under the EU’s CSRD
The concept of double materiality assessments is at the heart of the CSRD and ESRS. Let’s explore the double materiality requirement under the CSRD.
Sustainable Supply Chains: Where Challenges Meet Opportunities
Elevate business with sustainable supply chains—driving innovation, growth, and social responsibility for a brighter future.
What is the Difference Between the Corporate and Product Carbon Footprint Assessments?
Carbon accounting can be complex, especially when delineating between corporate and product assessments. Both are essential for companies aiming to reduce their carbon emissions.
How to Reach End-to-End Visibility in Pharma Supply Chains
End-to end visibility in pharma supply chains: Discover the significance of supply chain visibility and the tactics for its implementation.
Update on the SEC Climate Disclosure Rule
The SEC Climate Disclosure Rule, initially set in motion early 2022, is expected to see further delays. Guidelines may not be unveiled until at least 2024, with implementation projected for 2026.
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA): The Impact on Automotive Supply Chains
Explore IRA’s impact on US automotive supply chains. Learn how traceability drives ethical sourcing, transparency, and incentives in the clean vehicle industry. Learn about how the benefits of the IRA extend beyond manufacturers to consumers, who stand to gain advantages through EV tax credits.
Key Insights from the Global Battery Alliance Annual Meeting 2023
Unlock the future of the battery industry with OPTEL’s insights from the Global Battery Alliance Annual Meeting 2023. Navigate data governance challenges, secure traceability in supply chains, and embrace sustainable carbon accounting for a greener tomorrow.
DSCSA and FSMA: Two Regulations With Striking Similarities
OPTEL excels in DSCSA compliance. Build on this expertise to achieve FDA FSMA 204 compliance and protect your products with confidence in the face of new regulations.
The Rise of 2D Barcodes: What Does it Mean for Your Business?
2D Barcodes for Seamless Supply Chains. Discover the transformative power of 2D barcodes to store vast amounts of information, including product specifics, transaction details, and events. Learn how OPTEL’s expertise can elevate your supply chain’s transparency.
India’s SEBI and the New ESG Metrics
In July 2023, The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) added environmental, social and government (ESG) metrics for mandatory disclosure under ‘BRSR Core’ for 1000 companies in India.