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ESG − that is, the consideration of environmental, social, and governance factors in choosing investments or operating businesses − has become a hot topic in the investment world.
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Jones Day
On April 7, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit vacated the Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Notification of Guidance and a...
Foley Hoag LLP
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued two rulings that, combined with the recent 4th Circuit ruling in the Baltimore case, makes it more likely that state and local public nuisance....
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC requested comment on issues being addressed by the Climate-Related Market Risk Subcommittee of the Market Risk Advisory Committee (or "MRAC").
Jones Day
The Situation: The European Union ("EU") is on track to adopt the Taxonomy Regulation by the end of 2020, a key pillar of both the EU Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth and the European Green Deal.
Withers LLP
On 10 December 1982, the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea adopted the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). This was a monumental...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Climate change is already affecting every country on every continent, and industries are now recognising that they must work quickly to increase their sustainability and decrease their carbon footprint.
Holland & Knight
The Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) in Washington, D.C., has announced its intent to propose significant changes to its flood hazard regulations at Title 20 DCMR Chapter 31.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt lives, travel and operations across the globe, international climate negotiators have decided to postpone discussions on a critical component of the Paris Agreement—
Jones Day
Baltimore's climate change lawsuit may proceed in Maryland state court as similar cases proceed in federal court.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Treasury Releases Details of Key CARES Act Loan Programs; Infrastructure Takes Center Stage in Phase 4 Relief Package.
Arnold & Porter
In each decade between 1960 and 1990, New Yorkers approved bond acts to support environmental programs ranging from land preservation ...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In remarks before the Investment Adviser Association Compliance Conference 2020, SEC Commissioner Allison Lee advocated for better disclosure on climate risk.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court decision remanding Baltimore's climate change litigation to state court.
Arnold & Porter
Tools created after the 2008 crisis could empower regulators to act on the environment.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Weakness in the United States recycling model has been exposed by dramatic action in Asia, prompting a flurry of legislative activity at the local, state and federal level.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In September 2019, the World Gold Council (WGC) issued the Responsible Gold Mining Principles (RGMPs), setting out a framework for responsible gold mining across the mine life-cycle.
Holland & Knight
In an eight-part series, we will examine initiatives outlined in recent congressional Democratic climate proposals, particularly the Climate Leadership and Environmental Action for our Nation's Future Act introduced by ...
Cooley LLP
In 2019, investor support for shareholder proposals related to environmental, social and governance matters reached a record average high of 29%, according to Morningstar.
Onno Bouwmeister, Global Sector Head - Private Equity at Vistra, writes an open letter to the PE industry about the major role it could play in driving the ESG agenda.
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