The European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ) is fighting for corporate accountability in Europe and pushing the EU to legislate in this area. The organisation has more than 250 members, including NGOs, unions, consumer groups and research institutes. Jérôme Chaplier, coordinator at ECCJ, comments on the agreement worked out at three-way talks, on 11 February, on the directive on reporting of non-financial information by certain large companies and groups (see separate article).

The agreement reached by the European Parliament and…