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Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War Two

LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War Two this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill, according to the chair of a network of scientists providing benchmark emissions … Continue reading

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Building an Effective and Gender-Sensitive Environmental Management Regime

I am delighted to participate this week in the First Regional Forum of SIRD in Arusha, Tanzania: Towards Transparency, Gender Sensitivity and Accountability. Warm congratulations to SIRD on organizing a very successful First Forum. I was honoured to be invited … Continue reading

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ESG: Company fine increased $200-750K for criminal negligence in workers’ deaths

Fines for companies convicted of criminal negligence causing death must properly reflect a higher degree of moral blameworthiness and gravity. Liability of corporations for criminal negligence has been broadened to encompass the acts and omissions of “senior officers”. A company … Continue reading

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