The EU Green Deal announces a zero pollution ambition for a toxic-free environment that should be achieved, among other ways, through ambitious actions against the most hazardous chemicals...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On 10 March 2021, the new European regime on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial services sector (EU/2019/2088) (the "Disclosure Regulation", or the "SFDR") came into force.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) have published the draft Regulatory Technical Standards
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
Last week the EU Commission announced that the ‘public consultation' phase of its Sustainable Products Initiative is now open.
The Trade and Cooperation Agreement, which was finalized on December 24, 2020, resets the European Union/United Kingdom relationship following the UK's departure from the EU.
In 2018, Government supported new rules which prohibited the outdoor use across the European Union of 3 neonicotinoids – clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam.
Mamo TCV Advocates
On the 4th March 2021, the Seventh Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its decision on an important matter related to the breach of ambient air quality legislation...
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
As trailed in the latest edition of Retail Compass, the Government has been planning to increase the minimum charge of single-use carrier bags.
As a nation, we have probably had more exposure to and interaction with green and natural spaces in the last 12 months than in the previous 12 years.
Whether ecolabels are an unfamiliar concept, or your business is beginning to undertake, or already underway with, an ecolabelling project we would be interested to hear your thoughts on this topic.
he Claimants seek compensation for alleged oil spills from pipelines and other infrastructure operated by SPDC near their communities.
Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
The government is set to introduce measures to further reduce the circulation of single-use plastics and encourage the use of recycled plastic. The measures are expected to influence all aspects ...
Duane Morris LLP
The Guardian on Tuesday 30th March had an interesting article entitled "UK criticised for ignoring Paris climate goals in infrastructure decisions".
Did you know existing environmental legislation will apply and regression of the current environmental protections should not occur?
Forests are the real heroes in the fight against climate change and in celebration of this year's International Day of Forests, we're recognising our environmental savings made over the past year...
Just over a year ago, in October 2019, the government introduced the Environment Bill.
The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee has launched an inquiry into the government's plan to make all new homes ‘zero carbon ready' by 2025.
Cleaver Fulton Rankin
This article provides an update to an article written by Peter Moorhead in February 2021, which discussed the role of green finance in a green recovery in Northern Ireland
Public rights of way and public access have become a widely discussed subject particularly in the last year with increasing and new use.
While the global focus on climate change has intensified over recent years, reporting by companies on the matter has not kept pace with the demands for information from stakeholders.