Corporate and Social Responsibility

Perkins Coie partners Chelsea Curfman, Kevin Feldis, Allison Handy, and Michael House provided an in-depth review of key environmental, social, and governance and corporate social responsibility considerations for companies operating in the United States. These include the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s new climate-related disclosure rules, California climate disclosure requirements, greenwashing and materiality considerations, and

The U.K. Modern Slavery Act of 2015 requires companies falling under its jurisdictional hook to honestly and completely disclose their efforts to eradicate trafficked, slave, indentured, coerced and child (collectively “forced”) labor from their supply chains. This, like many things in the compliance world, is easier said than done.  As discussed in this Client Update,

The newly released Federal Acquisition Regulation provisions — arising out of President Obama’s 2012 Executive Order 13627 — mandate that all federal contractors take certain actions related to combating human trafficking and slavery in their supply chains.

For more information on this critical topic, click here to read our recent client alert.

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