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Views on an evolving automotive industry: Responding to ESG-related scrutiny

06 January 2020 | Insight
Legal Briefings – By Roddy Martin, Paul Hartley and Julie Vaughan

With the green agenda putting the car industry under huge pressure, we take an extended look at developments in the sector

The automotive industry is unquestionably evolving at considerable pace whether through advances in connectivity and autonomy in vehicles, developments in the way that consumers access and use vehicles or changes driven by the 'electric revolution'.

Through our series of articles, "Views on an evolving automotive industry", we will look at some of the legal, regulatory and compliance issues that arise from these unprecedented changes.

In this first of the series, we look at environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns relating to the recent and ongoing changes in the industry and how such concerns expressed by stakeholders and society at large are rapidly moving up the business agenda.

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