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September 2, 2021

Global labor and employment law strategic topics | July 2021 Edition 2

In this edition: DE&I — Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

This edition of the EY Labor and Employment Law (LEL) strategic topics newsletter, attached below, surveys the laws in 31 countries relating to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I). Corporate reporting includes Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) reporting. This trend to measure the health of an organization, not only through financial and economic measures, but also through non-financial indicators, is key to assessing a company's value for investors and shareholders today. As with CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility), organizations need to demonstrate sustainability and good corporate citizenship as measured through ESG reporting. The Social aspect of ESG includes inter alia working conditions, health and safety, employee relations, and DE&I.

This edition of the newsletter discusses the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China Mainland, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.


Global labor and employment law strategic topics - July 2021


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