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Institutional investors back Shell board lawsuit over climate risk

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Institutional investors back Shell board lawsuit over climate risk

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LONDON, Feb 9 (Reuters) – A group of European institutional investors is backing a novel London lawsuit against energy giant Shell’s (SHEL.L) board over alleged climate mismanagement in a case that could have far-reaching implications for how companies tackle emissions.

ClientEarth, an environmental law charity turned activist Shell investor, said it had filed a High Court claim on Wednesday, alleging Shell’s 11 directors have failed to manage the “material and foreseeable” risks posed to the company by climate change – and that they are breaking company law. read more

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Shell’s Board Sued by Institutional Investors Over Lack of Climate Ambition

Shell’s Board Sued by Institutional Investors Over Lack of Climate Ambition

Shell Plc’s board faces a new front in climate litigation as a group of frustrated shareholders sue the oil giant’s directors in the UK.

Bloomberg News: Katharine Gemmell and William Mathis Published Feb 08, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Shell Plc’s board faces a new front in climate litigation as a group of frustrated shareholders sue the oil giant’s directors in the UK.

Two years after a Dutch court ordered Shell to slash its emissions, the group of investors are filing the first lawsuit of its kind against 11 members of the board, accusing them of failing to manage the company’s climate risks. read more

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Shell’s Board Of Directors Sued For Not Doing Enough For Climate Change

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Shell’s Board Of Directors Sued For Not Doing Enough For Climate Change

RTTNews.com RTTNews: PUBLISHED MAR 15, 2022 3:54PM EDT

(RTTNews) – Shell’s Board of Directors sued for not doing enough for climate change The Board of British energy company Shell Plc (SHEL) is being sued for not taking enough steps to help the company make the transition away from fossil fuels.

Environmental law firm ClientEarth, which is also a Shell shareholder, said on Tuesday that it had notified the company of its lawsuit against Shell’s 13 executive and non-executive directors. The law firm has said that the Board’s failure to put in place a climate plan, which aligns with the Paris Agreement must be considered a breach of their duties as per British law. read more

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