On Dec. 13, 2022, the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative released the report Biodiversity Risk: Legal Implications for Companies and their Directors, which analyzed the relevance of biodiversity risks to companies and economies in the discharge of directors’ legal duties globally. It helps directors understand biodiversity as an important factor in the context of their wider Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) efforts.

Our National Strategic Partner, Gowling WLG, recently published a helpful review of the report for board leaders from a Canadian legal perspective.

Read their analysis: Managing Biodiversity Risk in the Boardroom