The case raises interesting questions about when there is a good arguable claim for a breach of duty of care, as well as when English courts are the proper forum to hear a dispute. Although the claimants did not succeed in their claim here, the case is significant for businesses as it leaves the law unclear and reiterates the importance of managing sustainability and human rights risks effectively in your organisation.
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