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Corporate Governance

Beyond ESG - Corporate Political Responsibility

Thomas Lyon, the dow chair of Sustainable Science, Technology and Commerce, with appointments in both the Ross School of Business and the School of Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) at the University of Michigan, speaks with Richard Levick about how ESG and CSR fail to fully measure a company’s social brand.

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Corporate Governance

Corporate Focus on ESG Evolves With Times

Jeroen Ouwehand and Thais Garcia, partners with Clifford Chance, are members of the firm’s ESG Board. Ouwehand, who is the firm’s senior partner serves as the ESG Board’s chair. Here, they discuss the growing scope and influence of ESG developments, what it means for businesses worldwide, particularly around environmental issues, and the important role general counsel play in the picture.

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Arbitration, Business, and Human Rights

Ten years ago this summer, the United Nations Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (the "UNGPs"). The UNGPs are perhaps the most prominent manifestation of an accelerating global trend toward accounting for a legal or quasi-legal obligation on the part of corporations to conduct business in a manner that respects human rights.

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