Sustainable Investment & Global Impact

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Our Sustainable Investment & Global Impact Practice Group provides multi-disciplinary experience, sophisticated advice and state-of-the-art market intelligence to clients as they navigate the legal opportunities and challenges related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations, sustainable investment, and impact investing across the investment and operational life cycle. 

Building upon Kirkland’s long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility and sustainability, our lawyers serve as strategic partners, providing integrated solutions, practical business advice, and deep market knowledge to help clients identify opportunities, mitigate risks and achieve their objectives — allowing them to focus on what they do best — raising and deploying capital, managing portfolios and operations, promoting sustainability, maximizing returns and creating long-term value.

With the largest, most active investment funds practice in the world, Kirkland has extensive fund formation experience and access to a deep data set that enables us to provide market insights, tailored advice and innovative solutions as clients consider launching new impact-focused funds and platforms. By leveraging our Firm’s vast transactional experience, thought leadership and relationships across ESG organizations, technical consultants and strategic communications advisers, Kirkland is positioned to advise clients on the full spectrum of legal needs related to ESG, sustainable investment and impact investing.

Regardless of whether we are working with private equity firms and their portfolio companies, public companies, public company board and corporate leaders, family offices, or other private investors and asset managers, our approach is tailored, cutting-edge, data-driven and realistic.