Our experts discuss the latest trends and legal developments in ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) and how to be ESG wise. Issues we’ll discuss include why ESG is important, key considerations when implementing an ESG policy, avoiding greenwashing and the EU taxonomy.
Being ESG Wise – regulatory scrutiny of greenwashing claims
Being ESG Wise – anti-corruption and executive accountability
In this episode, Julian Hammond talks to Dr Yee-Fui Ng, Associate Professor at Monash University and Acting Director of the Australian Centre of Justice Innovation, about anti-corruption and executive accountability, particularly given influences such as ministerial advisors and lobby groups, and the proposed National Anti-Corruption Commission.
A client’s story: Centuria Capital Group’s approach to ESG
The EU taxonomy: ESG in Europe
In this episode, listeners will hear from Dr Wolfgang Babeck and guest Linda Romanovska, an Australia-linked member of the EU platform on sustainable finance, who discuss the latest ESG issues and legislation in the European Union, including the EU Taxonomy Regulation and its linkage to the ISSB, the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulations, and how Australian companies should proceed with ESG strategy and reporting, particularly if they want to see where the journey is going or have a footprint in Europe.
Greenwashing: what is it and should I be worried?
What is ESG and why is it important?
Partner & ESG Co-Lead
Meg has over 20 years' experience as a property & projects lawyer, specialising in planning and environment law.
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Partner, Head of Pro Bono & Community and ESG Co-Lead
Nathan is the firm's Head of Pro Bono & Community, his practice covers employment, administrative law and human rights.
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Partner & ESG Co-Lead
Julian is a commercial disputes lawyer, with specialist expertise in the use and misuse of regulatory powers.
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Anne advises on regulatory reform, superannuation fund product offerings, licensing, disclosure, fee arrangements and more.
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Adrian’s financial services law practice covers superannuation, managed funds, insurance, and financial advice.
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