The Court of Appeal upheld Urgenda's cross-appeal.
Transposing Directive 2014/95/EU requires making some adjustments to the existing texts to ensure compliance with the European rules.
La Loi crée diverses obligations d'information à objectif environnemental applicables à compter du 1er janvier 2021.
The deadline relates to that last principle.
Les critères environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance permettent d'évaluer la responsabilité des entreprises au regard de considérations extra-financières...
In what is viewed as a major step toward the country becoming carbon neutral by 2050, the French Parliament has adopted the "Energy-Climate" law, which sets the framework, ambitions, and targets of French climate policy for the next 30 years.
Since the adoption of the Paris Agreement in 2016 and its entry into force, businesses have struggled to adjust to the increasing regulation of emissions
Not well-known but compulsory, environmental taxes apply to all companies doing business in France.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
The French Civil Code provides as a general principle that every company must have a lawful corporate purpose and be constituted in the common interest of its partners.
The French government is starting to implement a new "low-carbon label" created by a decree and a ministerial order, both dated November 28, 2018.
Under the new decree No.2018-1054 dated November 29, 2018, administrative legal actions relating to wind power plants shall be filed directly before the French Administrative Courts of Appeal.
The LULUCF Regulation does not set any obligation for private parties, but it may ultimately result in stronger obligations for actors in the LULUCF sector.
Latham & Watkins
On March 27, 2017, the French Parliament adopted a Law On The Duty Of Vigilance For Parent And Subcontracting Companies.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The new French law on the duty of vigilance imposes new obligations on companies to prevent human rights, health and environmental disasters with prohibitive fines in case of non-compliance...
In France, the legislature never specifically classified emission allowances as financial instruments.
On September 2, 2016, France announced that it would be the first country to issue national "green bonds" starting in 2017.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On 22 October 2015, the Paris Civil Court handed down a judgment concerning environmental exposure to asbestos which could pave the way towards compensation of neighbours of industrial sites.
Following the announcement by the French government late last year that they had approved their first domestic Joint Implementation (JI) project, this note has been prepared to act as a guide to JI projects, explain how the French domestic project works and to discuss the significance of the project in the context of the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions under the Kyoto Protocol.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The EU decision follows the ratification by both the United States and China and means that a total of 72 countries have now ratified the Agreement.