Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) – Perspectives of Corporate General Counsel Assessed

A September 14, 2021 Stanford University Graduate School of Business “Closer Lookhttps://www.gsb.stanford.edu/faculty-research/publications/general-counsel-view-esg-risk examines “… the General Counsel perspective of Environmental, Social, and Governance matters. General Counsel offer an interesting perspective because they are charged with advising boards and companies on operating between the guardrails of risk-informed and responsible decision making. We find that General Counsel, on average, support ESG-related activities but harbor significant concern for the legal and regulatory risk of these activities. General Counsel also express notable concern about the potential liability from disclosure of ESG-related activities, and the reputational and productivity costs caused by CEO and employee-driven activism …”  #ESG #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Recycling @StanfordGSB

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