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The Importance of Corporate Political Responsibility

Andrew Winston

They have developed an excellent framework on how companies should think about their political influence. Most companies rely on a dated model of engagement on policy with governments and civil society, compartmentalizing their political influence activities into an organizational silo, just as they used to do with their supply chains. (By

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Market hypocrisy, political opportunism, and the common good

Impact Alpha

The attorney general of Texas earlier this month accused Citigroup of running afoul of a state law that “bars most government contracts with. The post Market hypocrisy, political opportunism, and the common good appeared first on ImpactAlpha.

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California enacts far-reaching climate disclosure laws

DeSmogBlog

On October 7, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a sweeping series of climate and environmental laws into effect, cementing the Golden State’s reputation as a leader in climate action. The law covers over 5,300 companies that make over $1 billion annually. Big business in the Golden State has expressed opposition to the law.

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Delayed environment laws spark calls for urgent government action on water and fracking

The Guardian: Energy

The environment minister, Tanya Plibersek, said last year she planned to introduce legislation in 2023 to reform the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act after major reviews found the law was failing and Australian nature was in poor and deteriorating health.

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A Theory of Everyone by Michael Muthukrishna review – the laws of life

The Guardian: Energy

He’d come to wonder: are there underlying principles that would help us better understand the pattern of politics and why some countries prosper while their neighbours struggle, why war erupts or peace is brokered, why striking oil can be a boon or a curse? Continue reading.

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European Parliament and Council Reach Political Agreement on Right to Repair Directive

Latham's Clean Energy Law Report

Next Steps Once the directive is adopted by the Council and Parliament and published in the EU Official Journal, Member States will have 24 months to transpose it into national law. Latham & Watkins will continue to monitor developments in this area.

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Our response to: “why don’t you start a political party?”

Low Impact

There’s a question we often hear: “why don’t you start a political party?” Political parties write their manifestos, that members of the public read (OK, that part is pure fantasy). NB: the only difference between a lot of this behaviour and fraud is the law. The post Our response to: “why don’t you start a political party?”

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