Lib Dems unveil plans for environmental 'duty of care' for UK firms

  The Guardian 

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Proposals could make companies liable for harm caused by overseas suppliers Businesses would be given a legal “duty of care” on environmental and social issues that could be used to prevent them selling goods from deforested areas and to force companies to investigate their overseas supply chains, under plans set out by the Liberal Democrat party. The requirement would mean even if British busines
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