The UK Competition Authority publishes guidance for businesses on how to participate in sustainability agreements without breaching competition law

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published guidance for businesses to help them understand how to avoid participation in sustainability agreements raising competition law issues that can have serious consequences for those businesses. Recognising that many sustainability agreements are entered into in order to set new standards, the CMA has laid out the "do's and don'ts" for businesses that are participating in such standard-setting agreements. What you need to know - key takeaways The CMA recognises that collaboration can help achieve sustainability goals, but sustainability agreements cannot be used as a cover for anticompetitive

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Duncan Liddell, The UK Competition Authority publishes guidance for businesses on how to participate in sustainability agreements without breaching competition law, 27 January 2021, e-Competitions January 2021, Art. N° 99695

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