Lexology PRO | Canada, European Union, Global, etc. | 21 Jan 2022
The UK FCA finalises rules on mandatory ESG disclosures, New York State targets fashion retailers' supply chain reporting, and the EU expands the scope of sustainability reporting – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, China, European Union, etc. | 14 Jan 2022
ESG disclosure obligations take shape under the EU Taxonomy Regulation, Italy and Australia introduce measures to combat single-use plastics, and China issues rules requiring “high polluter” companies to annually report environmental information – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, etc. | 7 Jan 2022
Mandatory ESG reporting, climate-related litigation, and corporate governance are some of the key issues that companies should be focusing on in the coming year.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Germany, Hong Kong, etc. | 7 Jan 2022
The EU directive on human rights and environmental due diligence is postponed indefinitely, and two APAC stock exchanges boost measures on corporate governance and disclosures – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, Japan, etc. | 20 Dec 2021
UK businesses have until 1 January 2022 to ensure compliance with obligations around green claims, carbon markets are receiving global attention, and the Stock Exchange of Thailand signals that ESG is now a “must-have” – plus other key updates.
Stek | European Union, Netherlands | 13 Dec 2021
The government has adopted the Climate Act, which aims at reducing CO2 emissions by 49% in 2030 and by 95% in 2050, compared with levels in 1990. The state also had to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% by the end of 2020, in comparison with 1990 emission levels, pursuant to the Urgenda judgment. This article provides an overview of the recent developments concerning green......
Lexology PRO | Australia, Belgium, Ukraine, etc. | 10 Dec 2021
The US details its roadmap to achieving net-zero by 2050, the UK seeks comments on proposed frameworks for sustainability disclosures, and Belgium seeks to make sustainability a core criterion for public procurement – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 9 Dec 2021
What key trends are emerging in ESG enforcement actions ahead of 2022, including pollution fines, warnings over unclear disclosures, and greenwashing litigation.
Lexology PRO | Cambodia, European Union, Global, etc. | 3 Dec 2021
A UK civil action group calls for “failure to prevent” offences for environmental crimes, the ECB sets expectations for corporate climate stress testing, and compliance standards in the EU SFDR will not be applicable until 2023- plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 26 Nov 2021
The US announces plans to develop net-zero-aligned climate policies, the UK Environment Act receives royal assent, and the IOSC urges regulators to combat transparency issues within ESG ratings - plus other key updates.