Environmental Litigation: An Underestimated risk for Investors

Extreme weather events, environmental degradation and stakeholder activism force companies to reconsider climate change as an aggravating risk with tangible impacts on global supply chains, business performance, brand reputation and ESG ratings. Business strategies that neglect adequate environmental action can lead to consumer boycotts, negative media attention, investor runs and even legal action.

Environmental mass torts litigation has become a critical risk for many industries due to increasing legal attempts to hold companies accountable to ESG standards and human rights. What are the real costs, reputational risks, deployment of resources and other impactful consequences for these companies?

Join us on June 18th from 15:00 to 16:00 (CEST) for an insightful webinar informing companies, investors and other relevant stakeholders about current environmental litigations, shedding light on the resulting financial costs and the reputation risks.

This is a great opportunity to join esteemed experts and thought leaders in litigation finance, environmental law, sustainable investment and civil society for an enriching discussion with practical insights for investors to minimise these risks effectively.

Keynote Speaker:

Ana Carolina Salomão, is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) of the prestigious international law firm Pogust Goodhead which focuses on group actions. She is the head of Litigation Finance and has vast experience dealing with investors, structuring financial deals and securing funding for transnational and domestic litigation on human rights, consumer protection, environmental damage and securities.

She will delve into the financial consequences of group environmental litigations given her vast experience in the following cases: