Davis Polk Discusses Antitrust Law and ESG Initiatives

In the U.S., some members of Congress and state AGs have advocated for greater antitrust scrutiny of industry-wide ESG initiatives, while other state AGs have argued that such initiatives are procompetitive. In the EU and the U.K., competition authorities have issued guidance to support industry-wide ESG initiatives. In this environment, firms contemplating joining ESG initiatives should seek advice to understand the global antitrust landscape.

Antitrust and ESG: New developments and key issues

Firms routinely incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) goals as part of normal corporate operations. In the U.S., some federal and state elected officials and enforcement officials recently … Read more