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April 12, 2022

Whistleblower Systems Support Social Values

ESG: The Bottom Line

Jane Norberg, partner in the firm’s Securities & Enforcement practice and former Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower, discusses “Social” aspects of ESG. How a company interacts with its workforce is vital to a company’s long term sustainability. A robust internal whistleblower reporting system can be integral to a company’s social values and ensuring a valued, satisfied workforce. Companies that don’t have a robust whistleblowing reporting system risk serious retention issues while also facing regulatory risks from the SEC. Norberg makes recommendations about how to proactively assess whistleblower mechanisms and create a healthy culture of compliance.

You can read more about whistleblower compliance here.

This is part of our ongoing series, “ESG: The Bottom Line,” where we take on some key legal aspects of ESG--from impact investing to whistleblowers, climate risk disclosure to corporate board diversity. All in short videos where we get straight to the bottom line.

» Watch the rest of the “ESG: The Bottom Line” series here.

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