Litigation

The ExxonMobil logo displayed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
Energy, Litigation, US
June 18, 2024

Texan court’s decision to dismiss Exxon lawsuit may prevent litigation wave against shareholders

Despite win in court, defending investor bound to not resubmit climate resolution
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Europe, Litigation, Policy & Regulation, UK, US
June 17, 2024

Canada could face big lawsuits as UK joins Pacific trade deal

The UK is joining the CPTPP, a move that would give British investment in Canadian energy significant protection against shifts in its energy policy
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Africa & Middle East, Americas, EU, Litigation, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 24, 2024

In Brief: Revised EU Environmental Crime Directive; UK consults on expanding its ETS

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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Comment, Daily Briefing, Litigation
May 22, 2024

Editor’s note: yes to ESG litigation

The latest edition of our Sustainable Views newsletter
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A school of fish swim through a field of bleached Staghorn coral in a shallow reef in Thailand
Litigation, Policy & Regulation
May 21, 2024

States’ obligations to protect the marine environment go beyond Paris Agreement, says international court

Advisory opinion says states should monitor, publish reports and conduct environmental impact assessments to tackle marine pollution caused by GHG emissions
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Fuel prices listed on a sign at a TotalEnergies petrol station in Germany. (Photo: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)
Energy, France, Litigation
May 21, 2024

TotalEnergies faces fresh threat of prosecution in new climate case

Complaint filed by non-profits targets board of directors and large shareholders, including BlackRock and Norges Bank
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Australia, Energy, EU, Europe, Litigation, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 10, 2024

In Brief: US EPA issues final methane emissions reporting rule; Australia publishes ‘Future gas strategy’

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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Vehicles pass by the Phillips 66 oil refinery in Wilmington, California
Knowledge Hub, Litigation
May 8, 2024

‘Exponential’ increase in climate litigation could pose major financial risk for companies

Assessing the likely costs of climate litigation remains highly challenging for businesses, says S&P Global Ratings
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Comment, Litigation, Opinion
May 6, 2024

How corporations and investors should adapt to rising legal risks

As climate court cases increase, companies need to integrate robust environmental plans and practices into their core businesses
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Litigation, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 3, 2024

High Court rules, again, against UK government climate plans

Energy secretary Claire Coutinho must draw up a revised plan within 12 months
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EU, Europe, Litigation, Policy & Regulation, UK, US
April 26, 2024

In Brief: EU parliament rubber-stamps CSDDD; US imposes strict rules on carbon pollution from power plants

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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