8th Annual PIEL Conference
Friday, 11th April 2014 • Cass Business School, London

Corporations' Role in the Environmental Crisis: Problem or Solution?
Join us for an engaging day of panels, distinguished speakers and networking opportunities organised by a Committee of environmental law students from London universities.

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09:00 Registration
11:45 Keynote Speech: The Role of Corporations in the Environment

Speaker: His Excellency Judge C. G. Weeramantry, former Vice-President, International Court of Justice, and founder, Weeramantry International Centre for Peace Education and Research

09:30 Anatomy of a Corporation: People, Profit, Power & Pollution

Mr. Tim Edwards, International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal – The Bhopal Tragedy: A Case Study in Corporate Impunity
Ms. Elspeth Owens, ClientEarth – Litigation as a Tool to Change Corporate Behaviour
Dr. Carrie Bradshaw, The University of York Law School – Is CSR the Solution?
*Panel format: 15 mins each speaker, followed by a 30 min discussion

10:45 Tea Break
Speaker Lineup
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Sharon Turner

Climate and Energy Programme Leader, ClientEarth, and Visiting Professor, University College London and University of Sussex

Sharon leads the Climate and energy programme which spans our London, Brussels and Warsaw ...
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Professor William Howarth

Professor of Environmental Law, Kent Law School

We welcome Professor William Howarth, who will chair this 8th Annual PIEL UK Conference. ...
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Judge Weeramantry


PIEL UK is delighted to confirm that His Excellency Judge Christopher Weeramantry will ...
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