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February 10, 2022

Environmental GHG Claims

ESG: The Bottom Line

Brian Israel, chair of Arnold & Porter’s Environmental practice, discusses federal, state and international standards surrounding environmental marketing, particularly in relation to carbon offset claims. With the increasing desire to market goods and services as environmentally friendly, companies need to be mindful of compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and best practices in relation to carbon offset or related “green” claims. Israel walks through the kinds of scrutiny that marketers can expect in the near future, as enforcement activity is expected to rise and the Biden Administration intends to refresh the FTC’s Green Guides.

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.

© Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP 2023 All Rights Reserved. This video is intended to be a general summary of the law and does not constitute legal advice. You should consult with counsel to determine applicable legal requirements in a specific fact situation.