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Oxford Sustainable Finance Summit 2022 – Climate litigation and liability session

University of Oxford

Litigation has the potential to help drive the transition to a net zero economy by holding corporations and financial entities to their net zero transition plans, and to re-allocate capital where liability risks are priced into financial decision-making. Yet the risks, opportunities and impacts of climate litigation are not widely understood by financial market participants,…

Oxford Sustainable Finance Summit 2022 – Biodiversity and nature session

University of Oxford

Halting and reversing the ongoing loss and degradation of nature and its biodiversity are amongst the greatest challenges of our time. The current state of play is deeply worrying. The drivers of habitat destruction and biodiversity loss continue and we are not yet able to deploy capital into nature recovery at the scale or pace…

Directors’ duties and disclosure obligations under Hong Kong law regarding climate change

The legal opinion and white paper were discussed at a virtual event co-hosted with the Asian Institute of International Financial Law (AIIFL), part of the University of Hong Kong. Speakers included Christine Lau (Assistant Vice President, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)), Alex Bidlake (Corporate Partner, Linklaters) and Dr. Emily Lee (Director of AIIFL…

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.

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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