ESG is still top of the agenda in boardrooms. In this article, WFW Partner Sarah Ellington considers five things to look out for in 2023.
In this article, Sarah Ellington and Philippa Beasley look at the main legal challenges being faced by companies making net zero commitments. It follows on from our earlier article that examined some of the main criticisms of net zero claims made in recent reports by advocacy organisations.
In this article, Sarah Ellington and Philippa Beasley examine some of the main criticisms of net zero claims made in recent reports by advocacy organisations.
In an article for Law360, Counsel Richard Williams discusses sustainability linked finance in aircraft finance and the impact it may have on lessors and financiers reaching net zero sooner.
Watson Farley & Williams has advised the Asian Development Bank as lender on a US$135m financing package for VinFast Trading and Production Limited Liability Company to finance a project encompassing creating a fleet of fully electric buses for public transport, an electric vehicle charging network and other electric mobility expansion capex in Vietnam.
Watson Farley & Williams has advised long-standing client Vattenfall on its signing of a contract with Siemens and Aker Solutions to deliver grid connection infrastructure for the Norfolk Boreas Offshore Wind Farm off the east coast of the UK.
Supply chains are only as strong as the weakest link: Collaborative working is the only way to achieve net zero within the construction industry.
A review of the recent judgment of R v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the impact on the UK Government’s Net Zero Strategy and where that leaves the construction industry.
Green hydrogen will be a key part of the world’s transition to net zero carbon emissions, and its utilisation (through various forms) will be an important feature of the next 30 years as use of green hydrogen-related energy in the global economy increases.
In Commercial Disputes Weekly we consider a crucial decision holding the UK Government to account for failing to comply with its obligations to achieve net zero. We also look at the ever controversial issue of liquidated damages, a stealth jurisdiction argument and an unsuccessful challenge to the Court of Appeal’s approach to allowing grounds of appeal.