Chairpersons’ Perspective: Shaping the Board’s Strategic Direction on Climate – webinar

Monday, 25th of April The Climate Governance Initiative is convening leading international chairpersons to discuss how their boards have adopted practices to transform the way their companies address climate change while also enhancing long-term enterprise value. – A panel discussion with Feike Sybesma (Royal Philips Chair), Sharon Thorne (Deloitte Global Chair) and Sheila Murray (Teck […]

COP26 brings a mix of hope and concern

With COP26 having drawn to a close, the Climate Governance Initiative (CGI) can look back on these two weeks with a mix of hope and relief, thrown in with concern for the opportunities missed, and a renewed determination to play our part as board members in confronting the challenges that lie ahead. As governments struggle to find consensus, business must now take the lead.

Climate crisis requires boards to put climate transition at the heart of corporate strategy – Climete Governance Initiative statement for COP 26

As the global UN COP26 climate talks commence in Glasgow, the international Climate Governance Initiative (CGI) has called on board directors across the world to place the climate transition at the heart of corporate strategy and board decision-making. In a statement released today, the CGI points to warnings from Mark Carney and others that the […]

New Legal Primer examines 20 jurisdictions and European Union

As climate crisis reshapes business, board directors must rethink legal duties . A new legal Primer produced jointly by the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative and the Climate Governance Initiative (CGI), examines the fast-changing landscape of climate risks and opportunities for business, and the implications for board directors’ legal obligations.