Environmentally friendly securities litigation?

Sustainable investments reached $35trn in 2020

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Oliver Thomson, Jason Yardley and Elizabeth Shimmin

Oliver Thomson, Jason Yardley and Elizabeth Shimmin

Never has ESG been a hotter topic. Might shareholder litigation provide a route for savvy investors to hold issuers of securities to account on their environmental, social and governance disclosures?

While shareholder litigation and class actions are still relatively undeveloped in England and Wales compared with the US, growth is forecast, particularly in group claims. Recent years have seen large...

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