Upcoming webinar: (LIVE) The Equator principle (2020)

Upcoming webinar: (LIVE) The Equator principle (2020)

Tune into our forthcoming live webinar

In this webinar our experts will assess the Equator Principles by providing a guidance into identifying the environmental and social risks when financing these projects.

A full agenda will be posted here prior to the broadcast date.

Watch the webinar here

Speakers

Michael Torrance leads Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) and sustainability strategy and implementation at BMO Financial Group.

Michael is formerly a Partner of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP where he specialized in risk advisory on international standards of environmental and social risk management, human rights due diligence as well as employment, human rights, health and safety and labour relations advice and litigation.

Michael has been extensively published and quoted in the media on sustainability and corporate social responsibility topics. He is the editor and lead author of IFC Performance Standards on Environmental & Social Sustainability: A Guidebook, published by Lexis Nexis in 2012.

Milana Chamberlain, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Milana was the managing partner of the Prague office of Norton Rose Fulbright from 2006 to 2014. Since her return to London, Milana has been concentrating on risk advisory and, in particular, business and human rights agenda. Currently, she is leading the global Norton Rose Fulbright's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiative comprising the business and human rights agenda and advising clients on reporting obligations and issues arising under the UK Modern Slavery Act, the Non-Financial Reporting Directive, human rights in supply chains, environmental and social aspects of project finance transactions.
 
Milana has been a member of a working group conducting a research project on business and human rights due diligence run jointly by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and Norton Rose Fulbright. She also worked with a global team of Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers and BIICL researchers on a specialized human rights due diligence in supply chains project which was launched on 17 May 2018.
 
Milana is a member of the Human Rights Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

 

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