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Dec
03
2018

Michael Sippitt speaks at Commonwealth HQ in London about future trends in Commonwealth trade
#Information Technology #Environment

The Commonwealth organised a very stimulating event about future trends in Commonwealth trade at Commonwealth HQ in London on 30 November, addressed by expert panels with diverse professional and international experience....

Nov
27
2018

Microplastic Pollution - let’s get tackling with technology
#Information Technology #Environment

Over recent months the issue of plastic pollution, particularly in our oceans, has come to the fore and is recognised as one of the biggest environmental challenges of our time. Who can forget those appalling images of the sea of plastic covering large swathes of our oceans, or seeing marine life tangled, and strangled by plastic....

Aug
10
2018

Technology: Giving Green Energy the Green Light?
#Information Technology #Environment

The amount of energy generated by renewable energy sources is on the rise. The BEIS reports that renewable sources now account for approximately 30% of all electricity generated.[1]...

Jul
04
2018

Bangladesh UK Environmental Foundation Update July 2018 - Michael Sippitt, Chairman, The CEIP
#Environment

We are pleased about the completion of the first project funded by the Bangladesh UK Environmental Foundation (an initiative connected with Clarkslegal, via the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform – The CEIP), which we helped to set up with Bangladeshi diaspora community links in the UK. This is the installation of a water treatment plant, which allows 150 families to collect safe drinking water. It is anticipated that 300-400 families will benefit from this service in the future....

Jun
20
2018

Can Technology help us save the planet?
#Commercial #Information Technology #Environment

Advances in technology have been one of the major causes of the significant impact that we have had on the resources and natural balance of the planet, specifically the energy that we use (think planes, trains, cars, air-conditioning and so on). ...

Apr
13
2018

STEP Malta Conference 2018
#Environment #Press

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of Clarkslegal and of the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform (the CEIP), on 13 April addressed a session of the 2018 STEP conference in Malta, speaking on ethical and green investment. STEP is the global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning, with over 20,000 members across the world....

Nov
06
2017

Will lawyers save the planet?
#Environment

Very soon a Norwegian court will hear a case based on environmental concerns against the issue of oil exploration licences. The case is helpfully reported in The Economist (Nov 4-10th)....

Nov
02
2017

Michael Sippitt recently attended the TAG Alliances Conference in Quebec City
#Environment

At the TAG Alliances conference recently held in Quebec City a plenary session on climate change was moderated by Michael Sippitt, Chairman of UK law firm Clarkslegal LLP and of the a Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform (CEIP)....

May
26
2017

Michael Sippitt for World Finance: How the Commonwealth can make Brexit a success
#Clarkslegal #Environment

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of Clarkslegal, has article published in World Finance...

May
22
2017

Chairman Michael Sippitt meets Baroness Patricia Scotland
#Clarkslegal #Environment

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of Clarkslegal and the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform recently met with Baroness Patricia Scotland, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, to discuss important issues around climate finance, sustainability, and SME development including business and supply chain integrity....

May
22
2017

The UK needs both friends and friends of friends
#Clarkslegal #Environment

The UK Government aims to rebuild and make the most of the many long relationships the UK has around the world represented by the Commonwealth of 52 nations....

May
05
2017

Message from Paris TAG Alliances conference
#Environment #Corporate #Employment #UK Immigration #Outsourcing & Supply Chain #Clarkslegal

Michael Sippitt, Chairman of UK law firm Clarkslegal LLP, addressed the TAG Alliances conference in Paris this week on a panel of lawyers and accountants from the US and Europe discussing the issues of Brexit, the business impact of President Trump, and the future of globalisation....

Apr
18
2017

Chairman Michael Sippitt's Guest Column in India Global Business Magazine
#Environment #Clarkslegal

Commonwealth Collaboration - An Opportunity We Dare Not Miss...

Mar
06
2017

Replies to Enquiries – Misrepresentation
#Real Estate #Environment #Health & Safety #Real Estate

The importance of giving accurate and full information in replies to enquiries has been underline by a recent case in which a tenant successfully counterclaimed against its landlord for the cost of remedial works for asbestos removal and associated costs of temporary accommodation....

May
23
2014

CEIP launches hub in Isle of Man
#Environment

The Commonwealth Environmental Investment Network (CEIP), established by Clarkslegal`s Forbury Investment Network in alliance with the Royal Commonwealth Society, is delighted to announce the launch of its latest regional hub - the Manx Cleantech Hub - managed by Browne Craine & Co in the Isle of Man....

May
13
2014

Resource efficiency becomes a necessity as we future-proof our cities
#Environment

"Resource efficiency in every form is vital as urban development grows at a rate never experienced before," Sir David King, The Foreign Secretary`s Special Representative for Climate Change, told a Thames Valley audience of business leaders and academic experts....

Nov
01
2013

Knowledge sharing key to Cardiff leading the development of international smart, sustainable cities
#Environment

The opportunity for Cardiff to lead the development of smart, sustainable cities internationally was outlined last week at a conference hosted by Cardiff Council and the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform (CEIP) at Cardiff`s SWALEC Stadium. Attended by business and sustainability leaders from across the UK and internationally, the proceedings of the conference demonstrated the environmental and economic benefits available to cities, especially those in the Commonwealth, by sharing their expertise in technology, innovation and knowledge....

Feb
08
2013

An enterprising Commonwealth
#Environment

Optimism in our world seems in short supply. The persistent economic challenges of many developed countries have not surprisingly dominated their domestic or regional politics. Daunting social and economic problems of many developing countries seem to have no end in sight. Hostilities in troubled countries create great sadness and damage prospects for future prosperity. There are many examples of weak governance damaging economic growth and investment....

Aug
03
2011

Green Innovation Breakfasts
#Environment

In conjunction with Global Action Plan, the award-winning environmental charity, we are co-hosting an exclusive series of breakfast events in Reading where you can hear from business leaders who have successfully embedded sustainability into their growing companies....

Jun
13
2011

Engaging with the disengaged around sustainability
#Environment

On Wednesday 22nd June, we will be hosting C8 Consulting`s latest roundtable discussion and Q&A, at our Reading office....

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