On March 1st 2023, Mexico City's Circular Economy Law came into force, which aims to encourage and promote responsible production and consumption habits through reuse, remanufacturing, and recycling.
Below we analyze the three laws published on March 1 in the Official State Gazette, together with the main obligations, changes and implications they will carry for companies.
The law requires companies with 50 or more workers to have an internal whistleblowing system and sets out fines up to €1,000,000.
Garrigues experts in the areas of transportation, logistics and mobility analyze the main regulatory challenges in the field of mobility, led by Alfonso Cuenca, legal adviser to the Spanish Parliament, Director of Studies of the Lower House of the Spanish Parliament and legal adviser to the Lower House Committee on Transportation, Mobility and the Urban Agenda.
In this newsletter we compile the most relevant legal news on ESG matters in Spain, published by Garrigues.
The new EU legislation requires companies to report regularly on the effect of their activities on people and the environment.
The goal is to reduce greenhouse gases and pollutant emissions in transport.
For carriage of goods by road a written waybill will be mandatory which will have to have the stipulated minimum contents, including the price and costs of carriage, whereas for the carriage of goods by air specific measures are introduced for situations involving a public health emergency of international concern, among other new legislation.
The text contains the set of rules that establish the limits for each type of vehicle in order to extend the reduction in total emissions by 2035.
The Opinion of the Advocate General of the CJEU regarding an urban development project in the historical center of Vienna could create a new line of European case law that provides greater protection for historical, cultural or archaeological heritage.