ESG and Sustainability Advisory

Multidisciplinary, cross-border team successfully guiding clients through the rapidly evolving ESG landscape

Why Cooley

Proven track record of advising clients on creating and implementing effective environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure, reporting and governance strategies, assisting boards and management teams on ESG programs and stakeholder relations, and counseling on ESG issues related to transactions, including initial public offerings, acquisitions, venture capital investments and debt financings

Extensive experience advising public and private companies on the planning and execution of ESG and sustainability disclosures, including a sophisticated climate reporting practice

Highly interdisciplinary approach to client service on ESG matters, involving collaborations with our elite emerging companies, venture capital, fund formation and capital markets practices, as well as our compensation & benefits, cyber/data/privacy and product compliance groups and other teams


Deep industry experience allowing our team to advise on ESG issues unique to industries such as life sciences, tech, apparel, telecom and sustainability

Hands-on guidance across clients’ entire life cycles, with experience ranging from corporate governance and reporting to policy creation and application

Cross-border capabilities with a deep knowledge of European Union and UK regulatory compliance, offices in Brussels and London, and a network of local lawyers across the 27 EU member states

Robust public companies practice that helps ensure effective and seamless shareholder engagement, corporate governance and quality disclosure strategies for key ESG areas, such as climate, human capital, cyber/data/privacy and business human rights

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