Chediak Advogados has specialized ESG lawyers to serve clients in matters related to environment, social responsibility, and governance. They are professionals prepared to lead the organization of multidisciplinary teams that meet the growing needs of the market.

This work is focused on the adoption of corporate practices for sustainable development, as well as on providing counsel to clients that already have advanced structures and processes.

  • Assessment of environmental, social and corporate governance risks and impacts based on the type of activity of the company
  • Preparation of information ESG reports, such as the reports related to Resolution No. 59 of the Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (CVM), Task Force on Climate-related Financial (TCFD) Disclosures Index; United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) index; and counsel in the obtaining of certifications, such as ISO® 14001, ISO® 27001, and OHSAS 18001/ISO 45001
  • Development of ESG corporate programs based on the definition of sustainability priorities, materiality matrix, and ESG performance indicators
  • Risk inventory and materiality matrix, in addition to analysis and review of ESG policies and procedures, with recommendations for improvement
  • Due Diligence for assessing the qualification, reputation and suitability of contracted third parties, partners in consortia or joint ventures, or target companies in mergers & acquisitions
  • Recommendations of processes to be audited in order to assess the efficiency of the ESG program
  • Counsel in third-party audit to assess risks or red flags
  • Review of contracts to ensure adherence to ESG practices
  • Periodic assessments of the effectiveness of the ESG program, with recommendations for corrective actions and improvements
  • Follow-up and monitoring of impact reduction actions and incident responses
  • Legal counsel and preparation of technical-legal opinions on matters related to human rights and climate litigation
  • Engagement and communication with stakeholders in the assessment of potential issues related to human rights, communities, environment, and mitigation measures
  • Counsel in the implementation of corporate governance programs for companies
  • Responses to inquiries related to ESG practices
  • Counsel in the prevention and management of ESG-related crises