Investors rely on companies to accurately report on the risks to their business. But despite new international initiatives, most companies are not reporting their exposure to climate risk adequately. Our engagement with regulators and businesses is pushing companies towards reporting on and reducing these risks.
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.
Top insurers pull billions from coal – lawyers say there are “serious questions” for those still invested in it
This week, insurance giant Zurich announced that it would both divest from and stop insuring coal-dependent businesses. ClientEarth lawyer Alice Garton questions why others are lagging behind.
Given the climate-intensified destruction present in so many continents today, faith leaders must question their investments in fossil fuels.
Membership fees to policy-obstructive lobby groups betray investor confidence, say lawyers.
The Financial Reporting Council’s failure to enforce climate risk corporate reporting laws has serious implications for investors.
ClientEarth’s Company and Financial Project brings legal interventions designed to integrate climate-related financial risks into corporate and financial decision making.
Here, you can access our regulatory referrals, investor briefings, and publications on the legal duties of company directors, pension fund trustees, investment advisers, asset managers, auditors, and other financial actors, to report on and manage the material financial risks associated with climate change