Measuring Environmental Impact: Strategies for Building the E in ESG
Mitigating Risks, Creating Market Differentiation, Providing Competitive Advantage
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will advise environmental attorneys on how to work with corporate counsel and other stakeholders to establish measurements and standards when addressing the environmental practices that can impact a company's performance by mitigating risk, creating market differentiation, and providing a competitive advantage while complying with ESG guidance.
- History of ESG
- Matrix of environmental impact
- Strategies to improve the business' impact on the environment
- Review and install new policies
- Optimize operations
- Proactive with data
- Enhance education of the board
- Drive new business strategy
- Engage stakeholders and communicate
The panel will review these and other important topics:
- How can environmental counsel effectively work with corporate counsel and boards to establish the "E" portion of a business' ESG profile?
- What are best practices for measuring the environmental impacts of a company and establishing a robust ESG profile?
- What are risks to companies relating to how they evaluate and disclose ESG?
Shannon S. Broome
Partner; California Environmental Practice Group Leader
Hunton Andrews Kurth
Ms. Broome’s prior experience as a chemical engineer in the oil and gas industry affords her unparalleled... | Read More
Ms. Broome’s prior experience as a chemical engineer in the oil and gas industry affords her unparalleled insights into the development of regulations and counsel on environmental, health and safety issues. Her work focuses on permitting, enforcement, environmental incident response, and regulatory advocacy and litigation. A nationally recognized authority on Clean Air Act matters, with more than 25 years of experience addressing all aspects of the statute, Ms. Broome represents clients in a variety of manufacturing and energy sectors, including oil and gas, chemical, paper, automotive, power generation and utilities. She is a Governing Council Board Member 2019-2022 term, Immediate Past Chair Climate Change Committee, Vice-Chair, Climate Change Committee and Air Quality Committee, ABA’s Section on Energy, Environment, and Resources. Ms. Broome has achieved certification by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board in ESG issues related to sustainable accounting principles.Close
White & Case
Ms. Mulry focuses on environmental and sustainability matters. She advises a broad range of domestic and international... | Read More
Ms. Mulry focuses on environmental and sustainability matters. She advises a broad range of domestic and international clients, including public and private companies, developers, private equity firms, global organizations, and governments, on environmental matters in complex corporate transactions, environmental regulatory compliance, and climate change issues. Ms. Mulry’s practice involves advising companies on sustainability risks and opportunities, including with regard to board oversight, internal management policies, and external reporting. Prior to joining the firm, she practiced environmental transactional law at another major U.S. law firm in New York and served as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School.Close
Partner; Co-Chair, Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Practice
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
Ms. Otum focuses her practice on complex environmental litigation and regulatory compliance counseling. During her more... | Read More
Ms. Otum focuses her practice on complex environmental litigation and regulatory compliance counseling. During her more than 16 years of experience representing corporate clients in a variety of environmental regulatory compliance, litigation and transactional matters spanning multiple jurisdictions, Ms. Otum has counseled clients in high-stakes matters, compliance and enforcement actions, contaminated site cleanups, superfund cost recovery actions, industrial site remediation, toxic tort litigation, land purchase and divestitures, worker safety issues, and corporate successor liability issues. She has worked directly with officials from multiple state and federal agencies to resolve enforcement and compliance matters, primarily under the RCRA, the CAA, and CERCLA. Ms. Otum’s experience also encompasses regularly advising clients on environmental aspects of corporate transactions, including identifying and evaluating environmental liabilities associated with manufacturing facilities, negotiating and drafting environmental provisions in corporate agreements, and advising clients on environmental insurance, public relations and development activities.Close
Associate Vice President, Product Management & Marketing
Benchmark Digital Partners
Ms. Petzinger focuses on facilitating cross-customer engagement. She also has 13+ years of expertise implementing,... | Read More
Ms. Petzinger focuses on facilitating cross-customer engagement. She also has 13+ years of expertise implementing, configuring, designing and supporting web-based applications, as well as extensive experience supporting customers in their quest for Environmental, Health and Safety operational excellence.Close