sustainability & ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance

Our ESG specialists advise on a full range of corporate governance and ESG issues, working closely with our clients’ boards, management, and legal teams to provide bespoke services on constantly evolving legal and regulatory issues with a distinct focus on stakeholder engagement.

The division has a broad range of expertise and experience in advising corporate entities, from their initial compliance measures to assess the impact of their operations and their supply chains, to mitigate any harmful impacts, to expand positive impacts and to fulfill reporting and compliance obligations regarding the aforementioned.

The team is led by Partner, Eric Boone, who has extensive experience in advising with ESG strategy, compliance, remediation, and legal agreements for corporate entities both in Australia and overseas. 

OUR ESG DIVISION CAN ASSIST ON THE FOLLOWING:

  • Modern slavery regulation compliance / reporting
  • Cross-border sustainability compliance / reporting
  • Human rights policies and due diligence
  • Leadership and corporate governance
  • Workplace policies and procedure
  • Green bond issuances
  • Greenwashing claims
  • Renewable energy projects
  • Sustainable project financing
  • Directors’ duties and liabilities
  • Board composition and policies
  • Market disclosures

 

Our experienced team have collectively worked with a variety of publicly listed entities both within Australia and Internationally. Our expertise spans a variety of areas including business and human rights, climate change-related litigation, green and sustainable finance, impact investment, reporting and disclosures, corporate governance and ESG-related funds and asset management.

The division is deeply immersed in the constantly evolving ESG space and remains up to date across the growing number of standards and guidelines provided by the international community, including the European Union Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities, Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation, the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, Climate Disclosure Standards Board and the International Sustainability Standards Board.

We offer clients a range of services including advisory work, training in ESG-related issues and preparing governance policies, presentations at the board level, strategy formulation, advising on contractual undertakings and indemnities and liaising with regulators such as the ABF, ASIC and ASX.

For any enquiries in relation to applicable ESG matters, please contact our expert team today via the form on this page.

Our key people | ESG - Environmental, Social and Governance

BECHARA SHAMIEH

Managing Director

ERIC BOONE

Partner

LEON HUYNH

Associate

Does your business need an Advantage?

Find out about Advantage – our convenient and affordable subscription service that lets you enjoy over-the-phone legal advice with unlimited monthly calls. 

enquire Consultation

For all enquiries, please contact us on the form below.

Please complete all fields marked with *

Or Phone 131 law (131 529)