Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) – Two Law Firm Posts

On February 16, 2021, Hunton issued a blog advising that “… As the Biden Administration settles in and begins to appoint its designees to key executive and administrative agencies, a series of policy objectives are coming into focus. Chief among them is expanded attention and regulation in the ESG space regarding environmental, social and governance issues at American businesses. In this post, we survey the expected direction of these initiatives at, for example, the SEC, Department of Labor, and EPA …”

– And on February 18, 2021, Fasken issued a Bulletin on ESG Disclosure in Canada advising that “… Appropriate ESG disclosure, whether mandatory or voluntary, by Canadian public companies is becoming a norm that is being demanded by institutional investors in Canada and around the world as they decide where they will allocate their investment capital …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Hunton #Fasken #ESG