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September 2, 2021 | 8:15 AM - 10:40 AM EST

Overview (Program Summary)

Recent economic, political, and climate turbulence—exacerbated by a global pandemic—has focused companies upon issues related to environmental, social, and governance structures.  

This CLE will examine and explain how ESG factors concentrate on three areas: 
•    Environmental: A company’s performance on environmental and sustainability issues
•    Social: How the company handles relationships with employees, suppliers, customers, and the wider community, including diversity, equity, and fair trade practices 
•    Governance: How the company is led and handles, among other things, internal controls, cybersecurity, internal investigations, audits, diversity, and shareholder rights.

2.0 CLE (This course has been approved by the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 2.0 total CLE hours)

8:15am – 8:30am      Zoom waiting room opens
8:30am – 9:30am      Part I - Introduction to ESG
9:30am – 9:35am      Break
9:35am – 10:35am    Part II - ESG In Action: Corporate Governance

Tammy Bennett, Partner
Michael Bronson, Partner
David Lavan, Partner 
Richik Sarkar, Partner

In-house Counsel
Cody Nett, Union Home Mortgage

Interest Area(s): Environmental


To receive Ohio CLE credit, participants will be required to complete a mandatory follow up questionnaire, which will ask for security codes given during the presentation, as well as fill out a short survey for feedback.

ACC NEO will submit the Ohio CLE credits for this program on behalf of attendees who successfully meet the participation requirements.

Contact (RSVP)

Betsy Keck, ACC NEO Executive Director

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