David Cooke is a company and financial lawyer with ClientEarth. Prior to this David was a commercial lawyer with the international law firm Denton Wilde Sapte and more recently as a climate change and sustainability consultant, focusing on carbon accounting and reporting. David’s work focuses on company reporting and identifying opportunities for legal interventions to improve corporate transparency in relation to climate change.
Campaign group ClientEarth has made formal complaints against two energy companies, claiming they failed to properly address climate risk in their annual reports. David Cooke, a lawyer with ClientEarth, explains why.