On November 1, 2017 Dentons hosted a panel discussion about the management of liabilities and risks associated with environmental crises and disasters.
Environmental crises, from industrial accidents to extreme weather events, can result in significant business impacts. Addressing damage to the environment and physical infrastructure following an incident can be costly, time consuming, and interfere with operations. Where the business is responsible for the damage, fines or other penalties can be substantial. The risk of such impacts can be mitigated through proactive measures to anticipate and manage potential risks, prevent accidents from occurring in the first place, and ensuring that appropriate emergency response protocols are in place.
We enjoyed sharing insights into strategies to identify and manage the risks associated with environmental crises.
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