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Fasken Team Helps Clients Align ESG With Their Business Objectives

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Fasken’s established Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) team of experts work with clients to identify and integrate ESG best practices to their businesses.

Toronto (Canada) – For Several years, Fasken’s multi-disciplined ESG team has been working with clients to untangle the evolving complexities of ESG and integrate effective solutions that align with their business strategy and objectives. The Firm has recently expanded the team to include a new leader, Gordon Raman, and members from each practice and industry group highlighting the strength of our expertise in this space.

“Our expanded approach to the ESG practice takes full advantage of the broad range of skillsets and specialties within the Firm to provide an interdisciplinary and comprehensive service to our clients, said Peter Feldberg, Firm Managing Partner. “We are thrilled to have Gord take on the leadership of this expanded team.

Gordon Raman steps into the role of Chair of the Firm’s ESG Steering Committee. Gordon’s practice is focussed in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and corporate finance.

“When advising senior management and boards of public and private companies, ESG considerations continue to be top of mind. Our team has extensive experience in not only helping clients with effective governance and oversight on ESG matters, but in navigating risks and identifying opportunities,” said Gordon Raman, Partner.

About Fasken’s ESG Practice

Fasken’s ESG team helps clients evaluate emerging legal and regulatory ESG risks, capitalize on emerging opportunities, create oversight structures for such risks and opportunities and identify and engage with relevant stakeholders and their key interests. The team is comprised of lawyers from our Corporate, Corporate Governance, Employment and Human Rights, Regulatory, Indigenous Law and Environmental and Climate Change Practices. Members of our ESG Steering Committee include: Kai Alderson, Brian Burkett, Pierre-Olivier Charlebois, Stephen Erlichman, Tanneke Heersche, François Joubert, Allison Sears, Peter Villani and Guy Winter. For a full view of our team and ESG disciplines please visit

About Fasken

Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 800 lawyers and 10 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical and innovative legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value. For additional information, please visit the Firm’s website at

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