Blank Rome Formally Announces Its National Environmental, Social, and Governance Team

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NATIONAL—Blank Rome Formally Announces Its National Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) Team

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to formally announce its national Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) Team. This multi-disciplinary group is comprised of more than 25 attorneys from across the firm’s offices and practices who have been advising clients for decades in the areas of environmental compliance and management; natural resources and responsible energy development; human capital management; socially responsible, sustainable, and impact investing; capital markets; and governance best practices. The collective ESG Team officially launched last year and has been helping clients navigate emerging ESG issues, identify ESG risks and opportunities, and develop ESG strategies and programs.

Blank Rome’s multi-service ESG Team practices in the corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, investment management, energy, environmental, labor and employment, maritime, privacy and data security, real estate, and regulatory and litigation areas, and advises clients on a broad range of ESG matters, including:

• Program strategy, design, and implementation
• Investor engagement, shareholder communications, and reporting
• Corporate governance best practices, board of directors’ agenda, and oversight of risk management
• Disclosures and enforcement actions
• Environmental management and compliance
• Climate change, including regulations, disclosures, protocols, and insurance coverage
• Renewable energy, including energy consumption, power purchase agreements, and leases
• Investment management and ESG, sustainable and impact investing
• Considerations for specific industries, including oil and gas, chemicals, financial services, and life sciences
• Creation and operation of ESG funds and special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”)
• Mergers and acquisitions, including environmental compliance and liability and transactional due diligence
• Human capital management
• Diversity, equity, and inclusion leadership and competency
• Remote workplace considerations

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