Garrigues, chosen by Comunidad #PorElClima for its commitment to sustainability
The public authorities, companies and citizens that form part of this platform have included the firm and its ‘Becoming net zero’ initiative among the 101 Examples of Actions by Businesses #ForTheClimate ‘Becoming Net Zero’, Garrigues’ initiative for energy efficie...
Editor - 18 December 2020 Spain
"Executives are increasingly concerned about climate-related financial risks and opportunities"
The Impact Lawyers Magazine had the pleasure to conduct an email interview with Dr. Janis Sarra. She served as UBC Presidential Distinguished Professor from 2014 to 2019, an appointment by the President to recognize a faculty member that has made outstanding contributions as a scholar and academic l...
Utkarsh Gambhir - 11 December 2020
New guide helps audit committees navigate the changing climate governance landscape
Canada Climate Law Initiative (CCLI) has released Audit Committees and Effective Climate Governance, A Guide for Boards of Directors, a practical guide for corporate boards to respond to growing investor requests for effective management and disclosure of climate-related financial risks and opportun...
Editor - 03 December 2020
Canada’s net-zero roadmap is an important alignment with the investment community’s thoughts
Canada Climate Law Initiative (CCLI) applauds the federal government for introducing Bill C-12 which if enacted, will set a strong pathway for Canada to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by legally binding the government to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. “The proposed Canadian Net-Zero...
Editor - 30 November 2020 Canada
"Climate Change Ethics for an Endangered World", the new book written by Thom Brooks
Thom Brooks, Dean of Durham Law School and world-renowned writer, as well as a counselor of The Impact Lawyers, has published a new book in late October entitled "Climate Change Ethics for an Endangered World" (Routledge, 2020). The synopsis of this work is as follows: “Climate change confro...
Utkarsh Gambhir - 25 November 2020
Lawyers, let's talk about climate change
The scientific community has been warning us for years about the irreversibility of the sustainability of the planet due to the consequences of climate change. There is a consensus of alertness among scientists, but is there this concern among lawyers?  The International Bar Association (IBA),...
Utkarsh Gambhir - 11 November 2020
The Law behind wind energy in Spain (i), an overview
This is the first of a series of three articles covering different legal aspects of wind energy in Spain. The present piece will provide a general overview of the wind energy market in Spain and its potential development, as well as an introduction to its regulatory framework and the contractual agr...
José Izquierdo - 02 July 2020 Spain
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