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Navigating the Changing Landscape of ESG Regulations

Mar 10, 2023 Navigating the Changing Landscape of ESG Regulations

Whitepaper Overview

ESG regulations are one of the fastest-growing areas in terms of regulatory growth. The pace of ESG regulatory development shows no signs of slowing down, making it crucial for businesses to stay up-to-date with the latest ESG regulatory developments and insights

In this whitepaper, Joanne O’Donnell, Head of Global Regulatory Compliance Team provides a global overview of some of the key developments in ESG regulations in 2023 and beyond.

Our aim is to supply you with the latest information and guidance to help you stay on top of ESG regulations and ensure compliance for your products.

This ESG regulatory compliance guide covers:

  • Climate Disclosures in Australia and beyond
  • Deforestation-link products
  • Forced Labour Bans
  • Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive
  • And much more!

*This whitepaper was originally published on 10th March, 2023. Further regulatory developments may have occurred after publication. To keep up-to-date with the latest compliance news, sign up to our newsletter.


Joanne O'Donnell

Joanne O’Donnell, Head of Global Regulatory Compliance Team, Compliance & Risks

With almost 20 years post-qualification experience, Joanne heads up our Global Regulatory Compliance team. She has extensive national and international legal experience in private practice, in-house and industry and has been with Compliance and Risks for 12 years. She helps support our clients with their legal compliance challenges with a particular interest and focus on ESG, Sustainability, Climate Change and Human Trafficking and Slavery/Forced Labour. 

Joanne has a Bachelor of Arts (Legal and French) and a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland and a Masters in International law (LLM) from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland. She also has a Masters Degree in French from the University of Limerick, Ireland and is a fluent French speaker. She recently completed a Masters course in Business and Human Rights at the University of Bergen, Norway. She qualified as a Solicitor with the Law Society of Ireland in 2003.