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Environmental, Social and Governance

Investors are looking to put their capital to work in a way that makes environment, social and governance (ESG) issues more central to their investment decision making and business strategies. At the same time, there is increasing scrutiny surrounding how ESG risks are assessed, managed and reported.

Allen & Overy’s experienced ESG team, made up of subject matter experts from across our global network, supports financial institutions and corporates on their ESG requirements. Our advice is informed by decades of collective experience on environmental, social and governance matters, and by tracking the latest global developments in ESG-related regulation and litigation.

We want to prepare our clients for the next step in the ESG evolution – enabling them to stay one step ahead and navigate the ever-changing ESG landscape. We also see significant opportunities for those clients who are adapting to these new challenges.

Allen & Overy’s ESG team brings together global expertise in specialist practice areas in Environmental Law, Business and Human Rights, Sustainable Finance, Corporate Governance, Employee Engagement and Data protection and Cybersecurity, as well as Consulting Services.


Awards & accolades

  • Best Green/SRI Law Firm, Global Capital Sustainable and Responsible
  • Capital Markets Awards 2017
  • European Regulatory Team of the Year 2018, IFLR Europe 2018
  • Tier One for Disputes Resolution, Chambers Global 2020
  • Tier One for Regulatory – Environment, Chambers Europe-wide 2019