Webber Wentzel has collaborated with Linklaters to compile an ESG guide that covers key ESG trends as well as what is on the horizon for 2023 in various jurisdictions, including South Africa.
ESG developments in 2022 have paved the way for what promises to be an exhilarating year for ESG in South Africa. Sustainable finance continues to be on the rise, and various regulatory reforms relating to all three pillars of ESG are underway which will embed ESG across sectors. Civil society organisations and shareholder activists continue to drive accountability for ESG performance failures through legal action.
See below the South Africa chapter that was authored by
Paula-Ann Novotny and
More insights can be found on
Linklaters' ESG Legal Outlook.