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From Cap and Trade to Carbon Disclosure: A Climate Change Primer for Businesses

Houston, Texas
Tue, 10/21/2008

Few issues are so complicated as climate change. And with climate change slated to be a crucial business concern for decades, it is important to have a fundamental understanding about climate change and the regulatory and legal responses that will be expected of corporations. This briefing will deliver a primer on the topic to help you manage the issue for your business.

8:00 - 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
8:30 - 10:30 am Program

Hosted by our Washington-based partners Scott Segal, Jeff Holmstead and Kevin Ewing, three of the country's leading experts on climate change, you will walk away with a better understanding and preparation for the future. The discussion will investigate the following issues:

  • How corporate boards, executives and legal teams should be managing their carbon-related risks.
  • The prospects for climate change legislation in Washington after the November elections, and its expected impact on business.
  • Voluntary carbon emissions disclosure: Risk and Benefits.
  • Governance techniques and trends in carbon risk management.
  • Key issues of concern, from cost containment to international concerns to state and federal relations.
  • Managing climate issues in the public sphere.

Questions? Please contact alisa.tristan@bgllp.com or 713.221.1279.


Bracewell & Giuliani LLP