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McCarthy Tétrault the 1st Canadian-based law firm to join The Sustainable Markets Initiative Legal Task Force

McCarthy Tétrault is proud to be the first Canadian-based law firm to join the Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Legal Task Force. The Legal Task Force, which launched in 2023, brings together leading law firms with an international footprint and expertise across the full spectrum of legal services and industries, with the goal of amplifying the legal sector’s contributions to addressing and advancing sustainability-related issues.

The Sustainable Markets Initiative is a CEO-led organization. McCarthy Tétrault CEO Dave Leonard will serve as a member of the Legal Task Force and in this capacity, he will contribute to setting strategic objectives for the Task Force and developing key projects with the support of its working group.

The Sustainable Markets Initiative’s mission is to build a coordinated global effort to enable the private sector to accelerate the achievement of global climate, biodiversity and sustainable development goal targets. Legal Task Force members seek to implement positive, practical change through an agenda of specific projects and through collaboration and integration with other Task Forces across various other sectors.

Read the press release to learn more about the Legal Task Force.

McCarthy Tétrault’s ESG and Sustainability Group, co-led by Robert Richardson and Sonia Struthers, provides clients with a full menu of advice to help them integrate ESG and Sustainability thinking into their organizational DNA, identify risks and capitalize on opportunities. Our ESG team has a robust understanding of the business, industry and market drivers to provide contextualized guidance. We take a holistic enterprise-wide approach, covering a wide range of areas – from board governance to human rights to climate change risks, to provide multi-disciplinary solutions to meet your business priorities.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, providing strategic and industry-focused advice and solutions for Canadian and international interests. The Firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the Firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

For further information, or to request an interview with a McCarthy Tétrault lawyer, please contact: [email protected].