This resource by the World Environment Center and Institute for Sustinability analyzes international frameworks and guidelines and identifies the most relevant elements for modern sustainability management.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding environmental and climate change law across a range of jurisdictions.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has posted the following information sheet on their website https://www.fairwork.gov.au/how-we-will-help/templates-and-guides/fact-sheets/rights-and-obligations/employment-conditions-during-natural-disasters-and-emergencies but it is important for especially larger employers to understand that these are the minimum requirements and there are opportunities to provide other sorts of assistance as well.
Depending on the industry, your board members could be in breach of their duties if they don’t consider the company’s impact on climate change. The climate is changing - more precipitously and with more severe consequences than many anticipated and it will impact companies and board members in a number of different ways. This ACC Docket article outlines actions that board members can take in order to clearly communicate with their shareholders, provide support for their customers and invest in their employees in order to control the environmental impact of climate change on their company.
With growing environmental concerns affecting global companies, Chief Legal Officers (CLOs) are optimally placed to deal with these issues and direct that company to a more sustainable future. In this Quick Overview, CLOs and senior in-house counsel can learn tips and takeaways on how to prepare a more robust Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) program for their company.
The impacts of climate change are upon us and corporations now face the ramifications. In this article, in-house counsel will learn about emerging duties that are impacted and affected by this climate crisis.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding the Environment and Climate Change Law across a range of jurisdictions.
Climate change is upon us, and in-house counsel are struggling to mitigate risk in a warmer world. As the society-at-large moves toward a low carbon economy, companies are increasingly looking to the legal department to assess and disclose its environmental impact. The future of sustainability is here, are you ready for what’s next?
Armed with new tools to police environmental regulation, officials from around the world are beginning to exercise new strategies to ensure company compliance with climate risk disclosure. How can in-house counsel combat this trend and avoid the possibility of becoming a target?