Through its multijurisdictional, holistic and cross-disciplinary approach, Gecić Law’s legal and professional services continue to move with the times, leading to the launch of an Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) practice.  Gecić Law responded as ESG rose to the top of the agenda for numerous clients and now uses its unprecedented EU Law knowledge coupled with strong business acumen to provide support relating to international and regional ESG policies.  As a firm that truly comprehends the complexities intrinsic to fast-changing rules and regulations in the field of ESG, Gecić Law combines its vast knowledge in International Trade, Environmental Law, Administrative & Regulatory, Labor Law, Banking & Finance, Private Equity and White Collar with research from top universities, NGOs, businesses and policymakers, to provide a full range of services relating to ESG.

Key revolutionary frameworks on sustainable development such as the European Green Deal are influencing everyone operating in the global economy, regardless of their location.   On the international front, the UN and the EU are urging companies and investors to always consider ESG policies and the long-term value they create.  Additionally, investors, employees, customers, governments, and other stakeholders want to see ESG principles in play in business, making ESG policies a must for a truly modern business. By supporting sustainable development, ESG principles create more resilient financial markets, improve stakeholder awareness and trust in market participants.  More companies than ever understand that positive ESG practices and transparent reporting affect not only their reputation but also their financial results.

Gecić Law’s full-scope ESG practice takes into account long-term impacts of corporate policies and investments, helps businesses avoid risks and navigate reporting procedures.

Our Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) team specializes in providing advice and support to clients on:

  • Reporting on ESG impacts, including strategic reports
  • Compliance on ESG regulations both in the Western Balkans and globally
  • Risk management and corporate governance
  • ESG due diligence in M&A transactions and high-risk projects
  • Renewable energy projects
  • Human rights in corporations
  • AML and anti-bribery policies
  • Reputation protection
  • Sustainable and green finance solutions
  • Dispute resolution