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CCLI Publications on Directors’ and Climate Risk Coverage in Australian Media

Australian media have recently covered the CCLI country papers released around in April 2017 around CHOGM 2018.
The Australian paper, authored by Sarah Barker (Special Counsel at MinterEllison), provided additional insight on the impact and potential legal ramifications of the papers, both in the Australian as well as in an international context.

Please see the following stories for more insights:

https://www.insurancebusinessmag.com/au/news/breaking-news/australian-businesses-urged-to-view-climate-change-through-financial-risk-lens-99399.aspx

and

https://www.australasianlawyer.com.au/news/company-directors-can-be-legally-liable-for-failing-to-manage-climate-change-risks–report-249626.aspx

The Australia country report and the reports for the three other jurisdictions (Canada, South Africa, and the UK) can be downloaded here: https://ccli.ouce.ox.ac.uk/publications/

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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.
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The Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 11813153 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.

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

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