Social Impact

Supporting our clients as they change the world

Why Cooley

Work with hundreds of companies pursuing social or environmental goals as part of their business model

Regularly counsel social enterprises on integrating impact into traditional corporate forms and have a leading practice advising on new corporate forms, including PBCs and benefit corporations

Frequently advise investors in financings of social enterprises and mission-driven companies across a variety of sectors and counsel venture capital firms and family offices on structuring traditional debt and equity investments to incorporate social and environmental goals

Best-in-class fund formation practice counsels investors on innovative fund formation models to integrate social or environmental impact goals into fund management

Work with clients who are pioneering corporate social responsibility models, advising on the creation of ESG policies and corporate governance and reporting