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Climate Change and ESG

Securing a sustainable future together

From an ethical, reputational, commercial and legal standpoint, your approach to climate action and sustainability has never been more important. In a world shifting rapidly towards a more sustainable future, we can help you identify risks and spot opportunities.

Our market-leading lawyers proactively advise clients on the legal, regulatory, commercial and disputes issues arising from climate change and ESG. Our global scale, sectoral focus and client base gives us a unique perspective to advise organisations and their Boards on issues that will define this decade.

CMS is committed to its responsibilities to the environment. We have led the legal sector by setting Science Based Targets for carbon reduction, aligning ourselves with the UN Goals for Sustainable Development and committing to an ambitious goal of net zero by 2025. 

The firm’s international scope, sectoral focus and client base allows us to deliver a unique combination of legal and commercial insight on the complex issues arising from climate change and the increasing importance of environment, social and governance on the financial and reputational future of your business. While our insight helps you audit climate change risk, it also helps you focus on new opportunities and markets in this area while securing a more sustainable future for us all.

You can find the very latest from CMS on our legal insight on climate change and sustainability pages.

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