ESG: the role of lawyers today and in the future

28 Feb - 29 Feb 2024 New York, USA

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Please note due to venue security requirements registrations cannot be accepted for this conference after close of business on Thursday 22nd February 2024. Please contact confs@int-bar.org with any queries.

A conference presented by the IBA North American Regional Forum and the IBA Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law Section (SEERIL)

Topics will include

  • Global ESG trends and hot takes – the Brussels effect, the backlash, the view from Africa and more
  • ESG, politics, noise and business – helping clients to focus on what is important and to ignore the rest
  • Putting your money where your mouth is – investment management with purpose.
  • ESG and law firm sustainability: getting the proverbial house in order
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) – how to help clients manage the “S” in ESG
  • Due diligence and ESG – identifying new requirements and key risks for clients
  • The fashion industry – a practical case study for understanding ESG, with a focus on the supply chain
  • Chief Sustainability Officer/Climate Officer/Chief ESG Officer – what’s the role and what’s the challenge? How are departments organised? What are the hallmarks of effective leadership?
  • The view from the World Bank
  • The view from the GC’s office

The conference co-chairs are pleased to support the launch of the IBA Arbitration Committee's ESG Subcommittee report on use of ESG contractual obligations and related disputes, please click here to read the report

Important Dates

19
Jan

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19
Jan

Early bird deadline

Book by this date to receive early bird discounts.

16
Feb

Cancellation deadline

Cancellations are subject to an admin charge as stated in the conference programme. After this date, no refunds can be made.

21
Feb

Online registration deadline

Registration may still be possible after this date via the IBA office, but is subject to availability. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

21
Feb

Online amendment deadline

No further amendments can be made to your booking after this date. Please contact confs@int-bar.org for further information.

Online registrations received:

  Until 21 February

Young lawyers (under 30 years)

$1,280

Academics / judges (full-time)

$1,280

Public lawyers

$1,280

Corporate counsel**

$1,280

IBA member

$1,110

Non-member*

$1,280

After 21 February Registrations must be received in hard copy at the IBA office


Hard copy registration forms and fees received:

  After 19 January

Young lawyers (under 30 years)

$1,420

Academics / judges (full-time)

$1,420

Public lawyers

$1,420

Corporate counsel**

$1,420

IBA member

$1,230

Non-member*

$1,420

* By paying the non-member fee, we welcome you as a delegate member of the IBA for the year in which this conference is held, which entitles you to the following benefits:

  • Password access to certain parts of the IBA website.
  • Receipt of IBA E-news and access to online versions of IBA Global Insight.
  • Pay the member rate

** A reduced rate is offered to IBA Corporate Group Members. Please register online to obtain a 25 per cent discount on the IBA Member fee

Sponsorship questions?

If you have questions about or would like to discuss the sponsorship opportunities for this conference

CLICK HERE

Speaker opportunities

If you would like to be considered as a potential speaker at this specialist conference then please contact the relevant Officers in the North American Regional Forum and the Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law Section (SEERIL) with your request; please send your bio together with information on your qualification and expertise on the topic.