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Olshan’s Shareholder Activism Practice and Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman Lend Industry Expertise on ESG Activism

July 9, 2021

Insightia, publisher of Activist Insight Online and Proxy Insight Online, issued its inaugural report on ESG Activism in association with Olshan’s Shareholder Activism Practice Group, Innisfree M&A, and FTI Consulting. The report provides a comprehensive overview of ESG, including pieces on the history of ESG, boardroom diversity, 'say on climate,' and general environmental and social activism themes. Partner Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman was interviewed by Activist Insight, for the Q&A feature “ESG Activism Becomes the Norm,” and addressed the following issues: the increased adoption of ESG by activist investors, how activists have made significant efforts to better diversify boardrooms, how ESG led to more constructive engagements with management teams and boards, and advice on launching an ESG campaign. Olshan’s no. 1 ranked global Shareholder Activism Practice has seated approximately 50 female and/or minority directors on public company boards in the past two years as part of its clients’ campaigns. Click here to download the report.

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