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Australia
Holding Redlich
The time to decarbonise is now.  Environmental, Social & Governance topical issues discussed here.
Brazil
Tauil & Chequer
In an additional chapter of climate litigation developments in Brazil, a non-governmental organization (NGO) filed a public civil action against the equity investment branch of the Brazilian National Bank for...
Proskauer Rose LLP
For the past five months, Proskauer has acted as pro bono counsel to Instituto Recicleiros (Recicleiros), a Brazilian non-profit, in obtaining a grant from the Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW).
Canada
Torys LLP
The environmental assessment process in Canada has changed—in scale, scope, scheduling, even in name.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Government of Canada adopted the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act in 2021 that sets an aggressive emissions reduction target of 40 to 45 percent below...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Government of Canada has begun the roll-out of its much-anticipated ban on single-use plastic products. On June 22, 2022, the federal government published the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations...
McMillan LLP
On June 20, 2022, Canada published its final Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations (the "Regulations")[1] which come into effect on December 20, 2022.
McMillan LLP
This is an update to our previous bulletin dated March 7, 2021 regarding the federal government's proposed Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Regulations.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Small modular reactors continue to attract substantial interest in Canada from provincial governments and the federal government as a key strategy to allow Canada to meet its ambitious climate change goals.
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent heavy storm in Southern Ontario (labelled a "Derecho" by our meteorologists) caused extensive property damage over a wide swath of some of the most densely populated areas of the country.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 8, 2022, Canada released its final Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Regulations (Regulations). The Regulations provide a roadmap as to how greenhouse gas (GHG) ...
European Union
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
During the plenary session held the first week of June, the European Parliament voted on several items related to the European Union's (EU) "Fit for 55" climate package.
France
Soulier Avocats
Le Service statistique ministériel de la sécurité intérieure (SSMSI) a publié, pour la première fois, une étude portant sur les atteintes à l'environnement.
Soulier Avocats
The French Ministerial Statistical Department for Internal Security (Service statistique ministériel de la sécurité intérieure, also known by its acronym "SSMSI") has published...
India
Dhir & Dhir Associates
Early this year, the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change (MEFCC) published Guidelines on Extended Producers Responsibility (the Guidelines) on...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, via a notification1 dated February 4th, 2022, has reiterated and publicized the complete ban on the manufacture...
Malaysia
Azmi & Associates
Circular economy (‘CE') is one of the solutions to climate change, biodiversity loss, waste, and pollution.
Malta
KPMG Malta
The Green Bond landscape: how entities can benefit from ESG investments with Green Bonds.
Turkey
Esin Attorney Partnership
7410 Çevre Kanunu ile Bazı Kanunlarda Değişiklik Yapılmasına Dair Kanun ("Kanun") 15 Haziran 2022 tarihinde Resmi Gazete'de yayımlandı. Kanun, 7221 sayılı Coğrafi Bilgi Sistemleri ile Bazı...
Esin Attorney Partnership
The Law on the Amendment of Environmental Law and Other Laws ("Law") was published in the Official Gazette on 15 June 2022. The Law introduces significant changes to Law No. 7221 on...
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