Join WBCSD and Baker McKenzie in an interactive webinar to understand the complexities of ESG-related risks and to better mitigate litigation risks associated with ESG performance, reporting and disclosure.
This webinar provides insight, tools and practical tips for companies to manage the complexities of ESG-related risks and to better mitigate litigation risks associated with ESG performance, reporting and disclosure.
The impacts of the global pandemic and the increasing drivers for climate action mean companies face significant and growing demands for transparency and scrutiny of their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. The market appetite for greater ESG information have resulted in companies to assess and to enhance their management and oversight of ESG-related risks.
In parallel, a more demanding external stakeholders are challenging companies to deliver on their ESG commitments and are seeking to hold companies accountable for alleged ESG-related performance and operational deficiencies. As a result, organizations are facing heightened conduct and litigation risks related to ESG performance.
This webinar builds on concepts outlined by Baker McKenzie in the report Growing ESG Risks: The Rise of Litigation and by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) in their guidance Applying Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) to ESG-related risks.
The webinar will provide you with:
- Understanding of the evolving ESG litigation risk context, including global trends and developments in ESG litigation and regional perspectives
- Case study learnings from the ESG litigation experiences of peers
- Insight to how ERM processes can help to integrate ESG risk and opportunity management into business strategy and support your mitigation of ESG litigation risks
The session is conducted by Gordon Darling, WBCSD and David Hackett, Baker McKenzie with the support of sustainability, risk and litigation experts.
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- We recommend representation from range of business areas, including Legal. Compliance, Risk Sustainability; Strategy; Operations; Investor Relations; Finance.
- Previous understanding on the topic is not necessary.
WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development) is a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world. WBCSD help make their member companies more successful and sustainable by focusing on the maximum positive impact for shareholders, the environment and societies. The member companies come from all business sectors and all major economies, representing a combined revenue of more than US$8.5 trillion and with 19 million employees. WBCSD’s Global Network of almost 70 national business councils gives members unparalleled reach across the globe. FIBS is member of WBCSD’s Global Network of almost 70 national business councils.
The event is included in the FIBS membership fee.
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