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Just Published: Green technology disputes in Stockholm

More green technology companies are resorting to arbitration at the SCC to resolve their disputes, as shown by a recently published study.

Global climate change litigation is on the rise. In parallel with this development, the SCC has also seen an increase in commercial and investment disputes involving green technology, as illustrated by a recently concluded study.

This study seeks to provide an understanding of the nature of green technology disputes at the SCC, and presents statistics on the cases as well as discusses specific procedural features. Its divided into two parts: the first part concerns green technology disputes arising from commercial contracts (2014 – 2018) and the second part concerns green technology disputes arising from investment treaties (2012 – 2018).

The author Sukma Dwi Andrina is a lawyer and researcher active in sustainable development. The study was researched during her time as a consultant with the SCC between 2015 – 2019. During her time at the SCC she conducted research and managed projects focusing on the interplay between international arbitration and sustainable development.

 

Read a two-page summary of the study here. 

Read the full study here.

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