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Weronika Achramowicz

Weronika Achramowicz co-heads Baker McKenzie's Mergers & Acquisitions Group in Warsaw and heads the International Commercial & Trade team in the same office. Weronika is also the country lead for the Consumer Goods & Retail Group industry group and the Foreign Investment Restrictions task force, two key global initiatives of Baker McKenzie. She joined the Firm in 2005 and, being a member of the M&A group since then, holistically combines transactional advice with a strong commercial background and leading the IC&T practice.

On 1 March 2023 at 1.00 pm GMT, we will be holding a demystifying ESG webinar on the topic of “Getting to net zero and a circular economy through smart investment strategies”. The more common the understanding of imminent climate risk is, the more investors embrace investment strategies that seek to achieve net zero, circularity, energy transition and other changes advancing 2050 goals, alongside financial returns, such as ESG-driven M&A and impact investing. Regulations and government policies help to scale up the impact investing trend, and with capital markets and big PE players lining up to adapt, the odds of reaching the net zero targets look brighter. Yet, many challenges remain: fragmented regulations, an abundance of reporting standards, and discussions around measuring impact vs. financial returns.