Cleary Gottlieb Recommended in Legal 500 Americas Green Guides 2024
November 27, 2023
Cleary Gottlieb has been recommended as a top law firm in the 2024 editions of The Legal 500 Green Guide: United States and The Legal 500 Green Guide: Latin America.
In the U.S. guide, Cleary was noted for its “international presence in advising global organizations, public companies, financial institutions and investors on ESG issues,” “particular expertise in sustainable finance matters,” and promotion of “environmentally-friendly and sustainable practices through its cross-functional working group focusing on measuring and reducing emissions” to reduce the firm’s carbon footprint.
In the Latin America guide, the firm was noted for advising on “on multiple ground-breaking sustainability-linked bonds” and regularly contributing thought leadership.
Partners Juan Giráldez, Jeffrey Karpf, David Lopez, and Francesca Odell were also recognized as leading individuals across the two guides.
The Legal 500 Green Guides are dedicated entirely to exploring the legal sectors’ contribution to a green transition. The Green Guide series features key firms advising on issues around climate change and sustainability, while also highlighting their internal green initiatives.
Cleary understands the ways that environmental, social and governance issues have become signiﬁcant strategic drivers of public and private companies, global organizations, ﬁnancial institutions, and investors around the globe. ESG considerations are incorporated holistically across our practice areas, helping clients reach their sustainability goals and adapt to an evolving landscape of environmental industry and stakeholder expectations as well as increasing government regulations. To learn more about the firm’s ESG practice, click here.
Internally, we are dedicated to making improvements that foster a sustainable future and lead to social and economic improvements within our firm, in our surrounding areas, and for all our stakeholders in the interest of long-term sustainability, social responsibility, and environmental integrity. We promote green-friendly practices and pursue voluntary initiatives toward the goal of minimizing the firm’s impact on our environment. We are continually evaluating new ways to improve our operations and achieve better environmental performance by taking steps to reduce waste, manage consumption of water and electricity, and monitor the environmental impact of our buildings and our travel. To learn more about sustainability at Cleary, click here.
To see the full Legal 500 2024 Green Guide: United States, click here.
To see the full Legal 500 2024 Green Guide: Latin America, click here.