Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and sustainability objectives are among the most critical and challenging goals for general counsel heading into 2022. The ever-growing importance of these goals has reached new heights in the post-COVID landscape, making the role of the general counsel more critical than ever.
There has been a growing interest in sustainability and corporate social responsibility from various parties in recent years. What started as corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the 1970s recently evolved into environmental, social and governance (ESG) and sustainability. Climate change, social justice movements, and the COVID-19 pandemic boosted this transformation, with ESG and sustainability rapidly becoming a central focus for boards and general counsel.
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