ESG and Corporate Sustainability

ESG and Corporate Sustainability

Sustainability and ESG regulations concern companies of all sizes – either directly or indirectly.

Sustainability is the true success factor of modern business. It ensures continuity of operations and transcends a company’s strategy, value chains and business practices. The regulatory framework of corporate sustainability is taking shape at a rapid pace, and evolving regulations concern companies of all sizes – either directly or indirectly.

The ESG and corporate sustainability service at Castrén & Snellman is the leading ESG practice among Finnish law firms. Our clients include a wide range of companies from family-owned businesses to listed companies. Our particular focus in ESG advice includes mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiations, and investigations.

Comprehensive and strategic ESG advisory

We conduct ESG due diligence reviews and provide analysis of the reviewed company’s ESG practices and risk management. We monitor the latest developments in ESG regulation for our clients and provide training in the legal aspects of corporate sustainability that is under continuous change.

As a member of the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance, we are committed to support our clients with extensive legal services they need in their transition to net zero.

We integrate our ESG knowhow across all services in our firm. Our experts can assist you in various areas:

  • ESG, compliance, corporate governance and management liability

  • Supply chain due diligence

  • ESG-related investigations
  • ESG in commercial contracts
  • Sustainable transactions and ESG due diligence
  • Sustainable finance
  • Green and just transition projects
  • Regulation and litigation on green and sustainability claims
  • Environment, Infrastructure & Natural Resources
  • Sustainability-linked competition law analysis and procurement
  • Advice on EU taxonomy