topic: litigation

Santos oil well in Australia
Australia, Energy
March 10, 2023

Activist investor targets Santos over ‘unacceptable’ environmental performance

Australian oil and gas company Santos has come under fire from an activist shareholder over its ESG approach. Oil and gas company Santos, which operates...
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BNP Paribas bank logo
Financials, France, Litigation
February 24, 2023

BNP Paribas hit by climate lawsuit in France

Three non-profits are suing BNP Paribas for taking insufficient action to end fossil fuel financing, though the bank insists its strategy of reducing oil and...
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France, Litigation, Policy & Regulation, Retail & Consumer
January 11, 2023

Danone sued over single-use plastic footprint

ClientEarth has filed a case in a Paris court arguing the consumer giant is in breach of France’s Corporate Duty of Vigilance Law. Danone is facing...
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Policy & Regulation
November 28, 2022

EU under pressure to quit Energy Charter Treaty

The post-Cold War international trade treaty is increasingly seen as incompatible with the Paris Agreement and national climate legislation. The European Parliament voted on Thursday...
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Litigation, Policy & Regulation
November 16, 2022

‘We are at the bottom of the wave’: greenwashing litigation just gearing up

As regulators worldwide sharpen their focus on greenwashing, companies and financial services should brace for sustainability claims to be contested in court, litigation experts warn....
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