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Report: In-house leaders expected to lead ESG efforts, stay quiet about social issues

Companies are looking to their legal departments to lead environmental, social and governance strategies, but many businesses don’t want their in-house lawyers speaking publicly about social issues, such as racial justice and human rights.

That’s according to a new report from Corporate Counsel and Morrison Foerster based on a survey of 79 in-house lawyers, 90% of whom reported that their legal departments were steering their companies’ ESG initiatives.

Read more at Law.com