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29 December 2019
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25 June 2019

Climate Litigation against Companies: An Overview of Legal Arguments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

For the past decade, climate litigation has been steadily rising across jurisdictions. Traditionally, these cases have been brought against governments, but there is now a steep rise in climate lawsuits brought directly against companies. This increase...

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25 June 2019
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Author: Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme

Au cours de la dernière décennie, le nombre de litiges climatiques a régulièrement augmenté d’un pays à l’autre. En général, ces poursuites sont engagées contre des gouvernements, mais le nombre de poursuites liées au climat introduites directement...

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25 June 2019

Shareholder litigation as the next frontier in shareholder climate action

Author: Peter Barnett, Litigation Lawyer, Climate Programme, ClientEarth

Investors are responding increasingly forcefully to require companies to better disclose and manage climate-related risks.

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25 June 2019

Investors need to hold all sectors to account on climate change – not just the fossil fuel industry 

Author: Sonia Hierzig, Senior Projects Manager, Climate Change, ShareAction

For other companies not inherently high-carbon, many of the solutions needed are still in the research and development process and far from being commercially viable.

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25 June 2019

Critical shareholding as a tool to hold Italian corporations accountable

Author: Alessandro Runci, Re:Common

Major Italian companies are asked to respond about their responsibilities re climate change & environmental destruction.

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25 June 2019

Are shareholders the new champions of climate justice?

Author: Maysa Zorob & Antonella Angelini, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Institutional and private shareholders are increasingly bringing legal claims against the companies or private institutions in which they own shares.

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25 June 2019
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25 June 2019

New briefing: Overview of legal arguments used in climate litigation against companies

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25 June 2019
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Durante la última década, los litigios climáticos han aumentado de manera constante en todas las jurisdicciones. Tradicionalmente, estos casos se han presentado en contra de los gobiernos, pero ahora hay un fuerte aumento en juicios por el clima,...

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