Devising a legal blueprint for corporate energy transition
Grant number: DP160100225 | Funding period: 2016 - 2020
This project aims to provide a legal blueprint for using corporate law mechanisms to incentivise improved climate risk management and clean energy practices in Australian companies. Corporations are key players in efforts to transition the global energy system to clean energy sources and to mitigate climate risk. While this role is widely acknowledged, thinking on the best legal strategies that could foster corporate energy transition is in its infancy. Drawing on empirical data and more extensive United States experience with the use of corporate law tools for climate ends, the project plans to uncover roadblocks to corporate energy transformation, and identify law and governance reforms ne..View full description
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Corporate Energy Transition: Legal Tools for Shifting Companies Towards Clean Energy Practices
Jacqueline Peel, Hari Osofsky, Brett McDonnell, Anita Foerster, Rebekkah Markey-Towler
This report presents the findings of an ARC funded Discovery Project, DP160100225, Devising a Legal Blueprint for Corporate Energy..