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ESG - Litigation

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles have become core business priorities, used by companies, their boards, and their investors to gauge sustainability, stewardship, and effective corporate governance.

Increased scrutiny of ESG policies, along with rapidly developing and evolving rules and regulations, has led to heightened litigation risk for both public and private companies. ESG litigation risk includes not only financial damages, but also challenges to a company’s short and long term strategic plans, as environmentally and socially conscious consumers and investors typically seek structural and operational changes within an organization. 

Our lawyers litigate in all industries impacted by ESG principles, including energy, tax, consumer products, construction and infrastructure, workplace safety, power, and more. Our litigators have significant experience handling internal investigations and claims related to securities disclosures, fiduciary duties of directors and officers, unfair trade practices, climate change, greenwashing, workers’ rights, and modern slavery. With more than 500 disputes lawyers across our global footprint, we are uniquely prepared to help our clients manage their ESG litigation risks.  

  • Climate Change 
  • Ethical Supply Chains
  • Unfair Trade Practices
  • Internal Investigations
  • Workers’ Rights
  • Securities Disclosures
  • Board Oversight
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