COP28: Advised emissions – will lawyers be heroes or villains?

A scene from the westerns and cartoons of my childhood keeps playing in my mind. A trail of gunpowder leads to kegs of dynamite. The fuse is lit. Will the hero put the fuse out before the whole thing blows sky high? It’s a race against time.   What are advised emissions anyway? Advised emissions […]

Sustainable money

Hit green targets or pay more interest: Clydes switches to new credit facility

Clyde & Co has switched to a sustainability-linked credit facility to give the firm a “financial incentive” to reduce its environmental footprint. The firm switched its credit facility with Barclays to a sustainability-linked credit facility in May 2023, which means the interest rate will change depending on whether or not Clydes meets its sustainability objectives. […]

Environment, climate change

Linklaters reveals cyclone shutdown in debut climate risk report

Linklaters has opened up about a cyclone that forced its Hong Kong office to shut down for a day, as it becomes the first magic circle firm to publish its climate-related financial disclosure report. As of 6 April 2022, limited liability partnerships must now provide a climate-related financial disclosures report within their annual report on […]