Tackling environmental challenges are top of the sustainability agenda for governments, with countries around the world setting targets and regulations, and companies from every sector being encouraged to increase business transparency and accountability via mandatory ESG reporting. Although some companies and sectors are acting ahead of regulation, legislation has become a vital mechanism to regulate businesses’ behaviours, protect local communities, consumers, employees, and the environment. In this podcast, Shane MacGuill, Euromonitor International’s Global Lead for Nicotine & Cannabis discusses the drivers of environmental sustainability regulation in tobacco and cannabis industries, its role and implications on businesses and consumers.
For further insight, read our report
, Environmental Sustainability Regulation: A Cross-Industry Overview.