Pension funds should not only take into account the risks that climate change poses to their members’ savings, but also disclose how they are managing these risks. We have been helping a member of the Shell Contributory Pension Fund (SCPF) in his efforts to get proof that the fund is adequately managing its climate-related risk.
ClientEarth has made a world-first complaint against BP, claiming the oil giant’s latest advertising campaign is misleading consumers about its focus on low carbon energy.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has refused an invitation to visit the climate-hit homes of indigenous Australians who are bringing a human rights complaint against their government.
Tomorrow, the Board of the European Investment Bank will vote on a ground-breaking policy to stop funding fossil fuel projects. We’ll be updating this post with the decision and our reaction.
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- ClientEarth letter to the Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) on its fossil-free lending policy
- Brief an Bundesministerien: Finanzierungspolitik der EIB im Energiesektor – mit rechtlicher Analyse
- ClientEarth’s Climate Snapshot 2019
- ClientEarth response to Treasury Select Committee Inquiry into Decarbonisation of the UK Economy and Green Finance
- ClientEarth response to the independent review of the Financial Reporting Council – initial consultation on the recommendations
- ClientEarth response to the independent review into the quality and effectiveness of audit
- Kohleausstiegsgesetz Gesetzentwurf über die Beendigung der Nutzung von Braun- und Steinkohle in Großfeuerungsanlagen
- Ostrołęka C – the €1.2bn elephant in the room at COP24
- Influencing 2021-2030 NECP’s through public participation
- Law and ambition in Poland’s energy transition
- The draft Global Pact for the Environment
- Ostrołęka C: Energa’s and Enea’s Board Members’ Fiduciary Duties to the Companies and Shareholders