Our ESG in 3D podcast covers developments and emerging trends across the environmental, social and governance (ESG) dimensions, and the sustainability and responsibility (S&R) involved in those dimensions. Our goal is to provide insight these issues to help businesses navigate the changing world of ESG.
We cover topics relating to financial services and corporates, government, regulation and health and education sectors. We also discuss the impact of new ‘ESG laws’ on the market. We look to encompass all angles of ESG explore the impact of ESG in the round.
Join our sector leading lawyers, as part of the ESG in 3D team, as we analyse the issues at the forefront of society and business.
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The Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill
In this podcast, Danielle De Val, Alex Clark, Alistair Taylor and Tom Murrell discuss the new Digital Markets, Competition and Consumers Bill. They analyse the purpose of the Bill, the regulatory impact and likely changes as it progresses through Parliament. The panel discuss the impact of the Bill and whether or not this marks an end for self-regulation in the UK and provide a comparison of the issues to EU legislation and enforcement regimes.
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Governance and self-regulation: a case for change
In this podcast, Jeremy Irving, Ben Standing, Danielle De Val and Tom Murrell discuss the role of governance and how important this is to deliver the environmental and social aims. The panel also consider whether self-regulation is changing in light of recent developments and how good governance might be achieved.
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ESG washing (also known as “impact washing”)
In this edition, Kirsty Finlayson, Jeniz White, Alistair Taylor and Alex Clark discuss “impact washing” which is when companies claim or imply, either intentionally or unintentionally, to be making more of an impact than they actually are. This practice can come in the form of brand activism or corporate statements about a wide range of issues.
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The impact of climate change on solicitors
In this podcast, Ben Standing, Raymond Silverstein, Tom Murrell and Jeniz White discuss the guidance launched by The Law Society on the impact of climate change and how we measure success, greenwashing, and our duty of care to advise on climate change risks.