In-house lawyers grapple with ESG demands | Financial Times

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The Financial Times reports on one of CMP’s incubatees, Lawyers for Net Zero, showcasing the power that lawyers have in advocating for sustainability: “when it comes to mitigating greenwashing risk, legal leaders can often take a more objective view than others in a business.”

Backed by the Climate Majority Project, Lawyers for Net Zero founder and chief executive Adam Woodhall helps general counsel more effectively track various companies’ ESG goals. He shares EY’s global sustainability legal services leader Michelle Davies’ opinion that “legal teams need to automatically reference sustainability risk and value in everything they do.”

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