Kat Barry was recently interviewed by Briefing Magazine on the importance of ESG initiatives and how the firm is taking a pro-active approach to setting new standards, as client expectations to demonstrate positive social impact continue to increase.
Kat commented: “Clients are increasingly pushing us to prove our ESG credentials. We represent a lot of entrepreneurs, and reputation is incredibly important to them. Regulations will likely catch up with people’s expectations, but currently we’re focused on attracting the best talent and being attractive to clients, so we go over and above what we’re required to do. The new generation of lawyers and business services talent expects firms to have a stance on societal and environmental matters – it’s a big part of what they’re looking for in an employer.”
The piece also refers to The Mishcon Purpose Framework, a global standard for ESG governance and management developed as part of Mishcon Purpose.
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