The national action plans for human C Level Executive List rights in supply and value chains that the eu has adopted can make a significant contribution to improving and strengthening the observance of these rights throughout the world. For us it is very C Level Executive List clear: we need legal regulations that create fair competition and guarantee due diligence on human rights. We must stop betting on the will. Because we wouldn't need any laws if all German companies did their C Level Executive List human rights due diligence. There is a protection gap that we must urgently close.
That is why we need a European law for C Level Executive List supply chains, but also, to begin with, such regulation in Germany. German companies must be required to comply with human rights protection in their supply chains and to report on the measures they take to this end. In addition, the rights of workers in court must be upheld and a way must C Level Executive List be opened to enforce compensation claims in Germany as well. This would strengthen the economic relationship between Germany and Latin America and the Caribbean on an equal footing and allow fair and equitable exchange. In almost all countries, mining and agriculture have caused significant C Level Executive List ecological, human rights and social problems.
Large areas of tropical forests are C Level Executive List being destroyed for the production of palm oil and soybeans for animal feed. The indigenous and the small peasantry suffer an exodus, The devastating forest fires in the Amazon region clearly C Level Executive List show the need to act to protect the vital lungs of our planet. The Brazilian Institute for Space Research ( inpe ) recorded a total of 89,178 fires in the Amazon in 2019. This represents an increase of C Level Executive List around 30% compared to the 68,345 fires recorded in 2018. The area belonging to Brazil is particularly affected.