Top Ten Practice Points for Developing a Sustainability Program
Companies are increasingly developing, adopting and reporting sustainability initiatives in an effort to improve their triple bottom line. The participation of in-house and outside counsel is crucial at all stages of the development of a corporate sustainability program. Sustainability programs should be used as tools to identify and manage the evolving legal and business risks and opportunities associated with the current public and regulatory focus on “green” business. The following list includes best practices that will allow counsel to help guide a successful sustainability program.