Skadden Reviews ESG for First Half of 2020

The CLS Blue Sky Blog

Simon Toms Adam M. Howard Patrick Tsitsaros

Interest in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies of companies continues to increase amongst institutional investors, retail shareholders and the media, defying concerns that such issues might be neglected during the onset of an economic crisis, such as that caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent global events also have resulted in an increased focus on the “S” in ESG, and companies have taken a wide range of measures to address concerns.