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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


ESG Initiatives - From Politics to the Lending Market

2 March 2021

Environmental, Social and Governance ("ESG") initiatives are at the forefront of today's market economy as government and corporate leaders are urging advancements in sustainable investing. These broad-sounding terms have specific implications for the economy and corporate world, influencing the public and private sector, corporate behavior, new regulations, disclosure mandates and the lending market.

In our series of articles covering the evolving ESG landscape we explore the changing discourse of leadership (both political and corporate), how such discourse presents opportunities in finance, and how legislative action may force the hand of holdouts in industry, all with a view of producing tangible milestones to measure progress of ESG initiatives.

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