Webcast: Greenwashing and Other ESG Pitfalls - What Corporate Lawyers Need to Know about Environmental, Social, and Governance Statements


1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET

Event Details

Your business partners and stakeholders want – in many cases need – to report on the company’s Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) progress, in mandated financial statements and many other places, from sustainability reports to press releases. But each of those statements brings new opportunities and risks for your business.

Accurate and inspiring ESG statements can provide your company with immense benefits; incorrect or unattainable statements could open the door to civil litigation, wide-scale regulatory investigations, and major reputational harm.

In this second of two webcasts giving practical guidance on current ESG best practices for in-house lawyers, Thomson Reuters experts will discuss the current state of ESG statements, with an emphasis on EU and US regulation. Topics will include:

Topics will include:

• Greenwashing and accusations of greenwashing
• The difference between mandatory and publicity statements
• What are the triggers of regulator interest?
• Scope of regulatory investigations
• ESG Ratings and how they’re being used
• And more….


Henry Engler, North American Regulatory Intelligence Editor, Thomson Reuters Regulatory
Lindsey Rogerson, Senior Editor for Regulatory Policy & Risk, Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence
Moderator: Helen D’Ardenne, Deputy Director, Financial Services, Practical Law UK


1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET