ClientEarth has warned that regulators and companies may use new recommendations on climate risk disclosure to avoid compliance with existing laws.
Barristers in Australia warn company directors that they could face legal action for failing to disclose risks posed to their business by climate change.
ClientEarth’s CEO James Thornton has won a prestigious award from the Financial Times – named as “stand-out” lawyer with a special European achievement award. It comes amid a fresh wave of legal cases on pollution across Europe.
Fossil fuel companies have been warned that they need to take climate change risk into account, after reports of an investigation into Exxon’s accounting.
ClientEarth has issued an investor briefing on regulatory complaints following our move to report Cairn Energy PLC and SOCO International PLC to the FRC.
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