Jenni Ramos, Alex Cooper and Zaneta Sedilekova explore how the interconnection between climate, biodiversity and just transition impacts on the performance of director’s duties. Last month the World Biodiversity Summit (part of New York Climate Week) convened to explore joint solutions to the biodiversity and climate crises. With COP27 in November (featuring a day on…
To complement the legal opinion on Legal Opinion on Directors’ Duties and Disclosure Obligations under Hong Kong Law in the Context of Climate Change Risks and Considerations, the CCLI has produced a white paper on Directors’ Liability and Climate Risk under Hong Kong law.
To accompany our paper on Fiduciary Duties and Climate Change in the United States, the CCLI wrote an article summarising what climate change means for Delaware directors.
The CCLI, in collaboration with ClientEarth and Ceres, has produced a first-of-its-kind analysis of climate change as a risk within the purview of directors’ duties under Delaware law.
The CCLI has commissioned a legal opinion on Directors’ Duties and Disclosure Obligations under Hong Kong Law in the Context of Climate Change Risks and Considerations, by Mr Alex Stock SC and Ms Jennier Fan.
To complement the legal opinion on Directors’ obligations to consider climate change-related risk in India, the CCLI has produced a white paper on Directors’ Liability and Climate Risk under Indian law.
The CCLI has commissioned a legal opinion by Mr. Shyam Divan, Senior Advocate, and Ms. Sugandha Yadav and Ms. Ria Singh Sawhney, Advocates, on directors’ duties and disclosure obligations regarding climate change under Indian law.
The judgment of the Milieudefensie v Shell litigation has made headlines around the world. In this article, we analyse what it means for directors’ duties.
In collaboration with the Climate Governance Initiative, the CCLI has produced a primer on directors’ duties and climate change, covering 20 jurisdictions plus the European Union.
The CCLI’s director, Ellie Mulholland, has written a summary of UK directors’ duties in a changing climate, as part of the Oxford Business Law Blog 2021 conference.
As TCFD-aligned disclosures start to become mandatory in some jurisdictions, the Canada Climate Law Initiative compares the paths regulators are taking to oblige companies to carry out TCFD disclosures.
Our Canadian partner, the Canada Climate Law Initiative, has commissioned a legal opinion by Mr. Randy Bauslaugh, independent counsel on ‘Climate Change: Legal Implications for Canadian Pension Plan Fiduciaries and Policy-Makers’.
Alongside the Chan legal opinion on directors’ responsibilities and climate change under Singapore law, the CCLI are pleased to publish a new white paper: Directors’ Liability and Climate Risk: White Paper on Singapore.
Company directors in Singapore could face personal liability if they fail to take action to address climate change risks, according to a new legal opinion by Mr. Jeffrey Chan Wah Teck SC, Dr. Joseph Chun, Dr. Ernest Lim, Mr. Peter Doraisamy, and Mr. Gerard Quek.
Our Canadian partner, the Canada Climate Law Initiative, has produced a paper on biodiversity loss and conservation finance within the Haida legal framework.
Our Canadian partner, the Canada Climate Law Initiative, has produced a paper on ‘Life, Health, Property, Casualty: Canadian Insurance Company Directors and Effective Climate Governance’ covering the legal duties of insurers in respect of climate change, and best practices.
In collaboration with our Canadian partners, the Canada Climate Law Initiative, we have produced legal analysis on ‘Directors’ Duties Regarding Climate Change in Japan’ by Dr. Yoshihiro Yamada, Dr. Janis Sarra and Dr. Masafumi Nakahigashi.
Our Canadian partner, the Canada Climate Law Initiative, has contributed to C.D. Howe’s brief ‘Duty to Protect: Corporate Directors and Climate-Related Financial Risk’.