Directors' personal liability for corporate inaction on climate change | Governance Directions

A proactive stance on governance of climate change is now seen as consistent with financial wealth interests. Boards must actively engage with how the issue of climate change impacts on their operations, risk and strategy. A passive approach to climate change governance may be inadequate to satisfy directors' duties of due care and diligence.

Author: Sarah Barker, Special Counsel, Minter Ellison Lawyers

Reprinted with the kind permission of the Governance Institute Australia