Financial Conduct Authority

After political to-and-fro for over two years, the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (“CS3D”) made it over the line on 24 April 2024 with the European Parliament formally approving it.

We set out the headline requirements and timing of CS3D below.

What is the CS3D?

This legislation is far-reaching with mandatory human rights

On 31 May, 2024, a new anti‑greenwashing rule is being introduced by the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”) as part of its Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (“SDR”). However, the FCA has only recently published their finalised anti‑greenwashing guidance, leaving firms with around a month’s time to review and implement the final guidance to ensure compliance.


The Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”) on 23 April 2024 has published its Consultation Paper CP24/8 (the “CP”) on the extension of its Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (“SDR”) to portfolio managers. This follows the publication of their SDR requirements for asset managers, which we reported on here in November 2023.