Planet Pod’s Amanda Carpenter and PIEL co-host Rob Clarke speak to ClientEarth lawyer April Williamson and experienced fund manager and investor influence expert Tracey Campbell about the pressures on corporations over climate change, the duties on company directors and fund managers to take action, and ways for lawyers to drive improved disclosure and behaviour in the investment industry.
Join Planet Pod’s Amanda Carpenter and PIEL co-host Rob Clarke to explore what Public Interest Environmental Law means, how lawyers can contribute to public interest issues through their practices and working lives and what motivates people to get involved. We talk to guests Paul Powlesland, barrister at Ely Place Chambers and passionate advocate of wild law, and Rosa Winter, Senior Lawyer at Friends of the Earth.
The climate (and other) crises put pressure on our traditional assumptions about 'good' decision making. This lecture explores the need to continue to assess our processes, and to assert the values underpinning public involvement in environmental decision making.