Episode #2: Is Sustainability Reporting in Danger of Becoming a Paper Exercise?

In this episode, your host Joachim Nahem sits down with Hugo-A. B. Munthe-Kaas, Head of Compliance at DLA Piper Norway.

In this episode

With a spotlight on the tsunami of new ESG regulations in the EU and beyond, Joachim and Hugo discuss the challenge of compliance across multiple jurisdictions for global companies, the growing focus on supply chain due diligence, and the EU’s role in setting a global standard. Do we need single jurisdiction laws in Europe given the potential for overarching global standards? And is ESG reporting at risk of becoming a box-ticking exercise with no real-world impact? Get unique insights into the path ahead for sustainable business.

About DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm that assists with corporate law legal services for national and international companies, organisations and public administration. They are committed to taking action on climate change and managing the firm’s sustainability with a strong focus on energy, carbon emissions, waste and procurement.

Hugo-A. B. Munthe-Kaas heads DLA Piper Norway’s compliance and risk management group. He advises both Norwegian and multinational companies on issues related to international trade, economic sanctions, ESG, anti-corruption, AML, FDI and export control. Hugo is also ranked as one of Norway’s leading lawyers within compliance with both Chambers & Partners and Finansavisen’s Lawyer Survey.

DLP Piper was a co-organiser of the 2023 ESG100 analysis and launch event.

About Sustainable Edge

The Sustainable Edge podcast series delves into the challenges and opportunities for achieving a net-zero economy and the UN SDGs by 2030. Hosted by Position Green’s Executive Chairman, Joachim Nahem, the series explores sustainability issues that are top of mind among business leaders, investors, and policymakers, and how to drive value creation and increase competitiveness by turning ESG data insights into targeted action.

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