Topic: ESG

New leadership for Green Campaign

Lucy Greenwood, the founder of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations, has stepped down as president of the initiative’s steering committee – as Cherine Foty of Covington & Burling and Christine Falcicchio of e-submission provider Sopra Legal take over as co-presidents.

29 February 2024

Edinburgh hosts inaugural ArbFest

The inaugural Edinburgh International Arbitration Festival, or ArbFest, took place on 21 and 22 September, featuring discussion of emerging technologies and ESG, the advantages of smaller institutions and ISDS. Lilit Nagapetyan, PhD candidate at the Queen Mary School of International Arbitration, reports.

26 September 2023

ITA holds first mining conference in Toronto

The Institute for Transnational Arbitration’s inaugural conference focused on the mining sector took place in Toronto last month, covering topics such as political risk, ESG, tax, and the etiquette of declining demands for bribes. Eoin Ó Muimhneacháin of Phillips Lytle in New York reports.

27 April 2023

Malpass to leave World Bank role

David Malpass has announced his plans to resign as president of the World Bank – and chair of ICSID’s administrative council – before the end of his term, amid reports of a climate policy rift with US President Joe Biden.

17 February 2023

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