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Beatriz Pessoa de Araujo

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Beatriz Pessôa de Araújo is a corporate partner in Baker McKenzie's London office. She is a member of the Firm's Corporate Practice Group, as well as its Financial Institutions, Industrials, EMI and Healthcare groups.

Biden has indicated prioritizing climate change – and he moved fast by signing an executive order to have the US re-enter the Paris climate accord on the day of his inauguration. He has stated that such prioritisation is also about creating new jobs and spurring economic growth. He has plans to push through major infrastructure projects, boost the auto industry in its quest to build low-emissions vehicles, help move the power sector toward renewables, and encourage innovation in energy technologies. The expectation is that there will be climate change regulatory initiatives and expanded ESG reporting and disclosure efforts that may affect the direction and pace of the US energy transition. In this session, our panel shared their insights on what this might mean for business both in the US and more globally as Biden seeks to have the United States re-engage on the world stage. We were joined by Global Torch Light.

Our multidisciplinary practitioners discuss the importance of the need for consumer goods and retail (CG&R) businesses to be aware of their “extended enterprise” – the complex network of third parties they depend on to develop, market and sell their products and services.

As we entered the new decade, businesses were already grappling with new challenges to their license to operate: What did it mean to be a good corporate citizen in the context of the climate emergency and continuing social inequality? Consumer and employee activism and political pressure at both the global…

This series of ESG-focused thought leadership webinars will share insights and practical guidance for businesses considering what ESG means for them in the context of the current crisis and beyond. Date: 26 August 2020 Topic: ESG and the Supply Chain View recording Speakers: Jo Hewitt (Chair), Francesca Richmond, Ben Smith…

This series of ESG-focused thought leadership webinars will share insights and practical guidance for businesses considering what ESG means for them in the context of the current crisis and beyond. Date: 12 August Topic: ESG Regulation for Financial Institutions View recording Speakers: Nick O’Donnell (Chair), Tim Alferink, Jennifer Klass and…

This series of ESG-focused thought leadership webinars will share insights and practical guidance for businesses considering what ESG means for them in the context of the current crisis and beyond. 1 July 2020 ESG and the Modern Customer  View recording Speakers: Jo Hewitt (Chair), Beatriz Araujo, Nick O’Donnell and David…