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.
UK financial regulators are under pressure to issue much-needed guidance on climate risk reporting.
As climate change-related events increase the rate and scale of insurance payouts, how much longer can the industry prop up projects clearly connected to global temperature rise?
The chair of BP’s audit committee was quizzed today over the company’s climate risk assumptions at its AGM.
Investors in Rio Tinto have made it clear that they will not stand by and watch while the company funds lobby groups that block climate policy.
UK asset managers surveyed for Ownership Day believe oil companies will suffer as energy markets go clean.
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.
- Still digging: Recommended investor response to 2018 shareholder resolutions on Rio Tinto’s climate lobbying
- Contract-based pensions and climate risk: Report and recommendations to the Financial Conduct Authority
- Letter to Lloyd’s about investment policy and coal risk
- Investor Briefing UK v Australian Shareholder Rights – Feb 2018
- Risky Business: Climate change and professional liability risks for auditors
- Risky Business: Climate change and professional liability risks for pensions investment consultants
- Risky business – Climate change and professional liability risks for DB pensions actuaries
- ClientEarth Investor Briefing – FRC failures are increasing risks for investors
- ClientEarth questions demand forecast accuracy at BP’s 2017 AGM
- Letter to Glencore: Potential legal risks of corporate reporting regarding coal
- Letter to BP: Potential legal risks of corporate reporting regarding oil demand forecast to 2035
- Financial regulators and climate risk – using the Adaptation Reporting Power