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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

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Effectively handling the challenges and advantages arising from environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters could be the pivotal factor in realizing business value and safeguarding long-term sustainability.

We can assist you in navigating this intricate landscape by adopting a comprehensive approach to addressing ESG considerations. Our approach combines extensive knowledge of global political trends and the multitude of international and national laws with diverse sector-specific expertise.

Our proficiency covers a wide array of areas, including business and human rights, litigation related to climate change, sustainable and environmentally friendly financing, impact investments, reporting and disclosures, corporate governance, the development of ESG-related regulations, due diligence and the M&A process, as well as ESG matters pertaining to funds and asset management.

 

Our experience is multifaceted, ranging from advising clients seeking to issue bonds to fund renewable energy projects or raise debt that aligns with issuers' environmental policies and investors' ESG criteria, to assisting our clients in proactively addressing emerging risks. We ensure that their compliance and diligence efforts position them ahead of others in securing financing for new projects, managing operational and legal risks, retaining top-tier talent, and attracting like-minded investors.

Overview

| Expertise

Policy and Advocacy

Carbon Trading

Business and Human Rights

ESG Disputes and Risks

Impact Investment

Greenwashing

Climate Change

ESG Investigations

Supply Chain Due Diligence

Expertise

| Experience

Experience

Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration 

Empaneled as a sounding board member to the drafting committee of the Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration, and provided advise and comments on multiple aspects of the Rules. 

International non-profit

Advised in an international project pertaining to the rights of refugees to access fair and lawful work in the Asia Pacific region. 

Fortune 50 company

Advised on legal and regulatory issues relating to carbon pricing and trading. 

Global Fortune 500 consumer products company

Assisted in risk management relating to potential regulatory action pertaining to sponsorship in contravention of the infant milk substitute laws. 

Major Indian green energy company

Assisted the board in the drafting of a climate policy, and advised on best practices, governance, value chain optimisation, supply chain optimisation, carbon pricing, disclosure, and implementation process etc. 

Leading global environment-focussed non-profit

Assisted in the India-entry strategy, including incorporation, regulations on foreign contributions and other governance/regulatory matters. 

Global travel technology company 

Advised in relation to ESG due diligence of the target Indian company, in a global M&A transaction. 

Global Fortune 100 utilities company

Advised on issues relating to waste water management and setting up of a drinking water treatment plant, and well and other environmental law related issues on greenfield investment/ assets in India. 

| Key Contacts

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Prashant Mara

Managing Partner

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Parveen Arora

Partner

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Arjun Paleri

Partner

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Pratik Bakshi

Counsel

Our Team
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