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Today’s big business decisions decide everyone’s future wellbeing

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Today’s big business decisions decide everyone’s future wellbeing

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Today’s big business decisions decide everyone’s future wellbeing

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    Spotlight on auditors over climate risk reporting

    Lawyers say auditors must now understand the implications of climate risk and consider how it affects their own work and advice. There are real and increasing legal risks if they don’t.

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    Coal investors stand to lose billions within a decade – unless utilities act now

    As coal runs at a loss, power companies are running out of excuses to invest in it. A new report by Carbon Tracker charts a route to minimising the impact to shareholders as coal loses out to cheaper, cleaner ways of making and using energy.

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    “Earth to trustees” – climate risk guidance for pension funds is now available

    Until now, the pension industry has been missing a comprehensive ‘how-to’ for the day-to-day management of climate risk. The PLSA has worked with ClientEarth to publish one.

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    New reports bring to light climate liability risks facing pensions advisers

    Climate risk is present throughout the investment chain and so too is the responsibility to monitor and manage it. New legal research sheds light on how climate risk affects the advice consultants and actuaries provide to their pensions clients.

  • “The environment is not protected by environmental laws only. In our project, we use company and financial laws to drive companies, investors and directors towards sustainable, environmentally sound modes of governance and decision-making.”

    Alice Garton
    Lawyer (Australian qualified),
    Company and Financial Project Leader

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