Sustainability & Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advisory Practice
Business leaders face greater pressure to increase their organizations’ resilience while simultaneously addressing social issues of importance to stakeholders. Our advisory practice helps companies navigate the legal, business and political ramifications of developing and implementing ESG initiatives. We advise on matters such as stakeholder engagement, corporate governance, crisis management, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, diversity and inclusion, ethics and compliance.
Paul, Weiss’s Sustainability and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Advisory Practice helps clients develop integrated ESG strategies that safeguard corporate reputation, mitigate risk and leverage opportunity.
Interest on the part of investors and other corporate stakeholders in environmental, social and governance matters has surged in recent years, and the current economic, public health and social justice crises have only intensified this focus. We are committed to providing guidance on critical sustainability and ESG issues for companies and their in-house counsel.
In the News
Chief Sustainability and ESG Officer David Curran has been appointed co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s ESG Committee. The recently formed ESG Committee aims to actively monitor ESG developments, promote discussion of ESG topics within the legal industry, and educate and engage New York lawyers, law students and law faculty on ESG practices and developments.
Chief Sustainability and ESG Officer Dave Curran was quoted in a Reuters article, “INSIGHT: ESG Is More Than Just a New Burden For Compliance.”
David Curran Quoted in Corporate Counsel on Institutional Investors’ Rising Expectations of Corporate ESG Efforts and Reporting
Chief Sustainability and ESG Officer David Curran was quoted in a Corporate Counsel article, “Investors Are Watching ESG – in 2021, They Look to Measure It.”
Paul, Weiss has launched a new Sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advisory practice to help boards and executives navigate the legal, business and political ramifications of developing and implementing Sustainability and ESG initiatives, including ESG-focused shareholder engagement.