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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Corporations cannot allow their environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda to stagnate in uncertain times.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
After more than two years, and on the day the trial was due to commence, the ground-breaking climate change lawsuit brought against one of Australia's largest super/pension funds...
Canada
Miller Thomson LLP
The Federal Court's recent dismissal of a climate change lawsuit brought by a group of 15 Canadian youths has been appealed to the Federal Court of Appeal.
Torys LLP
The BOC and OSFI and a small group of volunteer financial institutions will conduct a pilot project to evaluate the possible effects of climate change and the transition to a low-carbon economy on Canada's financial system and institutions.
Gowling WLG
The US Election is dominating the headlines. What are the implications of the election results for Canadian and North American climate regulation and policy?
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
While Canada, along with the rest of the world, continues its efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic, several recent federal and provincial announcements have confirmed that government has not lost sight of the threat posed by global climate change.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In 2019, the federal government announced its intent to move forward with a target of net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.
Bennett Jones LLP
On November 19, 2020, the federal government introduced Bill C-12, the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act
Lawson Lundell LLP
Lawson Lundell lawyers, Christine Kowbel, Cliff Proudfoot, QC, Brad Armstrong, QC, and Kinji Bourchier have written this year's Canada chapter for the Chambers Global Practice Guides' Environmental Law 2020 publication.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The federal government has announced that greenhouse gas emission offsets created under Alberta's Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Regulation may be used for compliance...
China
Mayer Brown
On September 22, 2020, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in his speech to the UN General Assembly that China's carbon emissions would peak before 2030 and the country would become...
European Union
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The European Commission's Sustainable Finance Action Plan (the "Action Plan") proposed a package of measures including, amongst other initiatives, ...
Arthur Cox
In 2019, the EU endorsed a new target of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. However, it is predicted that current policies will only...
India
BTG Legal
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India proposed a draft Environmental Impact Assessment Notification...
Ireland
Philip Lee
In the earlier parts in this Philip Lee Green Finance Series for Climate Finance Week Ireland 2020 we considered the EU Green Deal (Note 1) and the EU Taxonomy, Putting the Green in Green Finance (Note 2).
Philip Lee
In Part 1 of the Philip Lee Green Finance Series we looked at the background to climate change crisis, the EU Green Deal, and its component parts.
Philip Lee
Climate Finance Week Ireland 2020 this year takes place against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like a lot of events this year it has moved to a virtual platform....
Singapore
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Investors and their stakeholders are increasing the use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria to screen investments, causing private equity real estate investment managers to...
UK
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
This client alert, part of a series focused on ESG disclosure and regulatory developments, should be read together with our ESG Lexicon
Leigh Day
The Friends of the Earth victory in the battle against a third runway at Heathrow Airport will be defended in the Supreme Court on Wednesday, October 7.
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