Skip to content Skip to footer

Recent entries

TNFD beta v0.4 in a nutshell for corporates and directors

Author: Zili Duniya Bungwon Date: 17 April 2023 On 28th March the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) released the fourth and final prototype of its framework, which will be followed by its final recommendations in September 2023. The first three beta versions of the TNFD’s framework were released in 2022, followed by market pilot…

Read more

CCLI submits response to Transition Plan Taskforce consultation

The Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) recently concluded a consultation on its Disclosure Framework and Implementation Guidance, which aims to develop a 'gold standard' for the disclosure of transition plans. The Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative (CCLI) responds to consultations in areas within our legal expertise on an ad hoc basis. We comment on how…

Read more

COP15 – Key Takeaways for Corporates

 Authors: Zaneta Sedilekova (blog post), Jenni Ramos (Jargon Buster) Date: 23 January 2023 The 15th Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, known as  COP15, took place in December 2022 in Montreal, Canada. It resulted in a long-anticipated Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), heralded as a Paris-style agreement for nature. The GBF is…

Read more

Transition Plan Requirements- Mapping the net-zero transition

Author: Alex Cooper Date: 9 November 2022 A year on from its announcement at COP26, and with the eyes of the world on Egypt’s COP27,  the UK Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) published its Disclosure Framework and related Implementation Guidance yesterday (8 October 2022). The UK Government has stated that it intends to require listed companies,…

Read more

World Energy Outlook 2022 – three scenarios for the energy transition

Author: Alex Cooper Date: 31 October 2022 The International Energy Agency (IEA) advises fossil fuel producing nations on energy policy and  produces annual analysis and predictions on energy consumption, production and policy which are regarded as influential by governments and companies. On 27 October, the IEA published its World Energy Outlook 2022 (WEO 2022), its…

Read more

Trade offs in corporate governance and balancing directors duties on the climate–biodiversity–society nexus

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…

Read more

Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative
The CCLI examines the legal basis for directors and trustees to consider, manage, and report on climate change and broader environmental risks, opportunities and impacts, and the circumstances in which there may be liability for failing to do so. We also work to advance knowledge on effective sustainable governance practice.
Contact

The Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 11813153, REGISTERED CHARITY NUMBER 1203501 and with registered office at 128 City Road, London, United Kingdom EC1V 2NX.

Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative

The CCLI examines the legal basis for directors and trustees to consider, manage, and report on climate change and broader environmental risks, opportunities and impacts, and the circumstances in which there may be liability for failing to do so. We also work to advance knowledge on effective sustainable governance practice.

Contact

The Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 11813153, REGISTERED CHARITY NUMBER 1203501 and with registered office at 128 City Road, London, United Kingdom EC1V 2NX.

CCLI © 2023. All Rights Reserved.