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ClientEarth Communications

6th June 2024

Climate accountability

Summit 2024 - How can we use the law to hold big polluters accountable?

Day 3: Thursday 6th June

Time: 17:30-18:30 BST / 9:30 -10:30 PDT / 00:30-01:30 CST(online, English)

Registration is free. All sessions will be recorded and available to watch in catch-up for those that registered to attend

In the past few years, we've witnessed the number of legal approaches to holding corporations accountable rapidly grow and evolve. From the numerous lawsuits filed by US states and local governments against polluters for their public deception and role in climate change, to shareholder actions and other innovative new lawsuits such as ClientEarth's new case on 'zombie wells' in the US. With just 100 companies responsible for 71% of global emissions, this session explores the growing ways in which the law can be used to hold corporations accountable for their impact on our climate. Our panel of experts will explore relevant cases and anticipate the next frontiers in this fight. 

Chair: Camille Sippel, Attorney, Purposeful Markets, ClientEarth


This session is part of the ClientEarth Summit 2024. To register for the Summit click below. 

Find out more about the Summit here.

Register here