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SUSTAINABLE MATTERS
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On 17 November, two months after his predecessor’s ill-fated Growth Plan of unfunded tax cuts, chancellor Jeremy Hunt issued his Autumn...
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The influential proxy advisory firm, Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”), has released the results of it’s the annual Global...
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The Sharm el-Sheikh Climate Change Conference (“COP27”) officially came to a close on Friday 18 November. The last two weeks have been...
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As a growing number of UK companies commit to net zero targets, the UK Financial Reporting Council Lab (the Lab) has published a report...
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The role of business in conflict-affected zones remains a relatively unexplored topic because business is sometimes presented as a...
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COP26 last year saw a real push towards putting in place net zero targets for corporates and financial institutions. Now the focus is...
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Last year, we presented our top takeaways for GCs and in-house legal teams from the UN’s COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow. A...
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The COP27 summit in Egypt has invigorated debate over “loss and damage”, with several developing nations renewing calls for financial...
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The publication of the FCA’s long-awaited consultation paper on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and investment labels (CP22/20)...
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Last month saw the 60th anniversary of the publication of Rachel Carson’s seminal work “Silent Spring”. In the age of hyperbole,...
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In July, the UN General Assembly passed a resolution recognising the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment as a human...
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The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has published a position paper on the European Commission’s proposal for a directive on...
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The General Debate of the UN General Assembly’s 77th session took place between 20 and 26 September this year with the theme “A watershed...
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With COP27 starting next month, eyes are turning to both public and private businesses’ efforts to meet net zero by 2050 – and private...
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In July, we published a briefing on how sustainability considerations are increasingly driving corporate behaviour. In this post, we look...
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On Monday 26th September, the UK Government officially launched its Net Zero Review. As part of the launch, it was announced that Chris...