Company ESG Legal Strategies Should Include Evaluation of Directors and Officers (D&O) Liability Coverage

An August 2022 Jones Day Commentary https://www.jonesday.com/en/insights/2022/08/evaluating-liability-coverage-for-esg-legal-risks advises: “… With the rise of litigation and regulatory activity relating to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, companies are correspondingly facing increased potential ESG-related legal exposures … Policyholders should carefully evaluate their existing D&O program as part of their ESG legal strategy … For example: … Several lawsuits have been filed against consumer brand companies claiming that statements that plastic packaging or plastic products are ‘100% recyclable’ are false and misleading …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #Recycling @JonesDay