Two new net zero alliances for the financial sector were launched on April 21, 2021: The Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) and the Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA). The launch of these two alliances will bring about coordinated commitments across the financial system that are subject to transparent reporting and accounting in line with the Race to Zero criteria.

We highlight key aspects of GFANZ and NZBA in this Blog Post.


Continue Reading Fueling The Race To Zero: Launch Of The Glasgow Financial Alliance For Net Zero And The Net-Zero Banking Alliance

The drive towards sustainable change looks set to continue in 2021, with climate change issues continuing to receive attention from ESG-minded businesses and governmental bodies. The legal community is likewise keen on reducing the environmental impact of dispute resolution activities, in particular, in the (previously) jet-setting world of international arbitrations.

One such initiative is the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations which aims to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the arbitration industry. In this Blog Post, read about the proposed framework and six protocols for greener arbitrations that are currently in public consultation and how these might feature in arbitration proceedings in the near future.


Continue Reading Greener Arbitrations – The Way Forward in International Dispute Resolution?