Tag Archives: Sustainability

Balancing Green Technology and Environmental Impacts: The Implications of Europe’s Critical Raw Material Policy for Electric Vehicles

By: Emily Hutchins April 24, 2023 On March 16, 2023, the European Commission proposed measures to strengthen its domestic supply of “critical raw materials,” which are crucial for the transition to a carbon-neutral economy. The growing demand for the minerals and metals necessary to manufacture electric vehicles (“EV”) batteries including lithium, cobalt, and nickel, has raised […]

Fighting ‘Forever Chemicals’:

How the human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment supports a recently proposed ban on PFAS By: Photon Kamvisseli Suarez April 17, 2023 In July of 2022, the United Nations General Assembly recognized the human right to a clean, healthy, and sustainable environment, and in doing so highlighted the importance of international cooperation in protecting, […]

Sustainability in Style: The Legal Landscape Shaping the Fashion Industry’s Future

By: Michael Patrick Stuart March 7, 2023 This year, the global fashion industry faces new legislation that may put an end to its long history of self-reporting and self-regulation, especially with regard to its environmental impact. Companies in the fashion industry regularly advertise their commitment to reducing their impact on the planet by using eco-friendly materials, such […]