Company directors can't ignore environmental risks – Chapman Tripp

Company directors can't ignore environmental risks – Chapman Tripp
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Greg Hurrell
Company directors need to wake up to their legal duties to manage nature-related risks, says a legal opinion from law firm Chapman Tripp.That advice was produced for the Aotearoa Circle, a registered charity that describes itself as a coalition of public and private sector leaders “committed to reversing the decline of New Zealand’s natural capital”.The charity had asked Chapman Tripp for a legal opinion on the written question: “To what extent (if at all) are New Zealand company directors required to take nature-related...

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