Businesses today are challenged with balancing pressure from stakeholders to deliver long-term value along with market and societal forces that have heightened the importance of sustainability in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
The terms “sustainability” and “ESG” are often used interchangeably with the term “corporate responsibility.” ESG is the approach that includes environmental (E), social (S) and (corporate) governance (G) factors in financial and business decisions.
The ESG sub-categories can be divided and entails the following matters:
At HVG Law we have established a core team of ESG specialists that specifically focusses on ESG-related risks and opportunities for our clients. Our ESG-specialists work together with specialists from the EY NL and the EY Law network in a multidisciplinary team of lawyers, tax specialists and financial and strategy experts. This approach has proved its worth for decades and it goes without saying that by nature ESG requires such multidisciplinary teaming. Learn more on our specialists, our solutions and credentials and our joint approach and cooperation with EY NL and EY Law below.
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