The probability of an environmental disaster is low, but current events in Canada have demonstrated how the consequences may be catastrophic. How a company manages the event and its aftermath may determine the fate of the company, its parent and affiliates, and the risk exposure of its officers and directors.
What is the corporation’s legal obligation in the event of an environmental disaster?
What are the legal obligations of the corporation’s officers and directors?
How does one asses, prioritize, and implement health, safety and environmental remediation requirements?
How to deal with the regulators, investigators and the media?
Can you count on your insurance to fund your disaster response?
How can the company protect its brand in the aftermath?
Mark Madras, Partner, Gowlings (Toronto Office)
Sherry Eaton, Golder Associates Ltd.
Carl Spensieri, XL Insurance
Don Huff, Environmental Communications