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Sustainability and climate risk

We are highly conscious of our social responsibilities as one of Norway’s largest law firms, and are committed to promoting a well-functioning and sustainable business sector.

The UN sustainable development goals for 2030 define 17 areas relating to climate and the environment, as well as economic and social affairs, where there is still global scope for improvement. Reaching the sustainable development goals requires business to take an active role.

Climate change has negative effects on all aspects of society, including the business sector. The challenges posed by climate change entail physical risk as well as transitional risk relating to regulatory, tax, financial and technological countermeasures.

We are the ‘go-to’ strategic advisors for businesses seeking assistance in managing both risks and opportunities relating to climate change and other aspects of sustainable development. By integrating sustainability into our legal advice in all industries and practice areas, we add long-term value for our clients. As legal advisors, we are expected to practise what we preach. Along with assisting our clients in reaching their goals, we are also actively striving to become a more sustainable firm.

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