ESG and Lawyers
The Practice January/February 2023
Why is ESG falling on the desks of lawyers? In this issue, we explore sustainability at law firms, present data on ESG and in-house departments, and shine a light on critical topics in the space.
Introducing the January 2023 Issue
In this issue, we extend and expand on conversations that began at our September 2022 conference, "Reimagining the Role of Business in the Public Square: Multistakeholder Engagement on ESG Commitments, Metrics, and Accountability."
Law Firms in the ESG Game
Responding to market pressures and client demands over the last few years, major global law firms have created practice areas focused on ESG.
General Counsel Face ESG Headwinds
As we reimagine the role of business in the public square, so too are we reimagining the role of the general counsel in business.
Critical Topics in ESG
A glance into seven concurrent thematic discussions that took place at the Harvard ESG conference in September 2022.
Gillian Tett, chair of the editorial board and editor-at-large (US) of the Financial Times, gives insight into the ESG phenomenon.