News & Insights tag: Climate Governance

Directors’ Duties and Climate Change

20 May 2024

Climate change poses financial and liability risks to companies. By addressing these risks, businesses can find opportunities to grow and adapt. Nick Scott’s leadership insight links climate change to directors’ duties and examines how English courts have responded. It summarises direct litigation risks and related legal and non-legal threats and suggests how understanding this issue could help businesses implement effective climate strategies. More →

Expert Briefing: Sustainable Corporate Governance

08 Jan 2024

This briefing explores, with Professor Michael Hilb, the role of board directors in the governance of sustainability. More →

Policy Insight: the Levelling-up and Regeneration Act 2023

04 Dec 2023

Dr Samuel Ruiz-Tagle, Research By-Fellow at Hughes Hall and Senior Researcher in Law at the Centre for Climate Engagement, worked in partnership with independent cross-party parliamentary group Peers for the Planet to propose amendments to the then Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill. These amendments aimed to empower local authorities to deliver climate action.  More →

Navigating the Climate Disclosure Landscape

08 Aug 2022

This explainer, alongside our interactive microsite, provides an overview of the evolving and interconnected landscape of climate targets, reporting frameworks, standards and metrics, for non-executive directors (NEDs). More →