Corrs has a strong track-record of supporting clients with advice on responsible business and ESG, including in relation to corporate governance, sustainable finance and investment, business and human rights, and sustainability and climate change.

As the ESG landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace both in Australia and globally, we have strengthened our focus and commitment to ESG-related issues through a number of initiatives

Responsible Business and ESG practice group

ESG issues are critical for all business leaders today who are focused on long-term value creation.

The effective management of ESG risks and opportunities is no longer just about ‘doing good’; it is a key business imperative. 

Our decision to form a dedicated Responsible Business and ESG practice, which is headed by Dr Phoebe Wynn-Pope, allows us to respond holistically to this business imperative and related client demand for these services. 

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Financial Review ESG Summit 

Corrs took part in The Australian Financial Review’s inaugural ESG Summit, which brought Australia’s leading companies together to discuss navigating ESG issues, and uncover growth opportunities to help drive the country’s economic transition.

Corrs partner Abigail Gill joined a panel discussion on ESG regulation, disclosure and oversight as part of the Summit. You can read more about the panel discussion and Abby’s comments in relation to climate litigation in this piece from The Australian Financial Review.


Essential ESG

Essential ESG is a podcast series that breaks down topical issues affecting the rapidly evolving environmental, social and governance landscape in Australia and beyond.

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ESG: A guide for Directors

How can boards and directors identify and capitalise on ESG opportunities and develop a leading ESG risk and compliance culture across their organisation?

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The Transparency Era

This collection of insights provides a guide for general counsel on the important interface between regulators and businesses in the current environment and the relevance of transparency and trust in navigating these challenges.

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