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Our flagship report assesses the key ESG trends, drawing on interviews with 20 GCs. Includes nine themes set to dominate corporate agendas through the 2020s
We're delighted to share with you a major new report exploring the key trends and pressure points as general counsel mobilise to help companies tackle the high-stakes environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda. Drawing on 20 extensive interviews with legal chiefs at major companies across the world, we explore the increasingly central role GCs are playing in what is set to be the defining business transformation challenge of the age.
From the challenges of meeting investor demands, to policing high-risk global supply chains, to tackling the complexities of carbon reporting, our report assesses how some of the most seasoned and respected GCs are responding.
With investors, consumers, employees and nations all pressing companies to fulfil an expanding range of non-financial objectives, ESG will not only redefine business agendas for years, it promises to change the role of chief legal officers as much as the organisations around them. Packed with practical commentary from legal heads and our experts, Responsibility Incorporated charts the journey ahead.
The contents of this publication are for reference purposes only and may not be current as at the date of accessing this publication. They do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Specific legal advice about your specific circumstances should always be sought separately before taking any action based on this publication.
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