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ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance

Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) has never been more important to businesses worldwide. Here's how we can support you with your ESG strategy.

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The pandemic has accelerated the conversation around ESG issues. We've seen high profile reporting and intense public scrutiny of corporate conduct, governance and investment behaviours.

Much has already been written about the trend to move away from a shareholder economy toward a more stakeholder economy. And, as the world economy recovers, to regard the COVID-19 crisis as a catalyst for change to “build back better”.

Proactive businesses are increasingly aware that a focus on ESG isn't just about compliance with regulations; being a responsible business makes them more desirable employers, more attractive to investors and more appealing to their customers.

We’ll help you, in a straightforward way, to create and execute a sustainable ESG strategy, reporting regime, regulatory compliance, and disputes and crisis management.

Our multi-disciplinary group includes lawyers from our corporate, energy, human rights and dispute resolution teams. We advise a wide range of clients on ESG issues, helping businesses manage their risks more effectively, ensuring compliance, and dealing with disputes when things go wrong.

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Doing Business Better

What is the importance of ESG to businesses in 2023?

With the help of TRI Strategy, we surveyed business leaders in November 2022 to find out. Focusing on the role ESG plays within an organisation's commercial strategy, the likely impact of a possible recession on ESG policy and the efficacy of existing legislation in guiding businesses on their ESG obligations, the survey provides insight into the role of ESG within business decision-making.

Read our report to find out more


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