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Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)

At Fieldfisher Ireland, we understand that today's businesses are not only motivated by profit but are increasingly focused on their environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) responsibilities. ESG considerations have become central to modern corporate strategies, and compliance with ESG standards is essential for both long-term business planning and economic success.

Our ESG Services include:


  • Contaminated land and environmental due diligence
  • Water pollution
  • Raw material use
  • Waste minimisation and The Circular Economy
  • Toxic waste, contamination and pollution
  • Climate change transitioning
  • Carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions
  • Renewable energy project planning and delivery 
  • Energy storage
  • Habitats assessment (AA)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)
  • Water Framework Directive (WFD)
  • Access to Information on the Environment (AIE)
  • Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR) (Brussels Team)
  • EU Taxonomy Regulation  (Brussels Team)
  • Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CS3D) (Brussels Team)
  • Evaluation/inclusion of "green clauses" in commercial leases to promote energy efficiency


  • Workforce management and employment standards
  • Zero hours contracts
  • Equal pay
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Social Mobility
  • Wellbeing
  • Human capital development
  • Modern day slavery, child labour and supply chain management
  • Whistleblowing
  • Gender/ethnicity pay gap reporting
  • Product safety and liability
  • CSR and engagement with the community 
  • Data Protection
  • Privacy
  • Health & Safety


  • Regulatory compliance
  • Statutory interpretation
  • Manage statutory inquiries before disciplinary committees 
  • Constitutional Rights and fair procedures
  • Organisational governance - board independence, conflicts of interest, structure, delegation of powers/authority, decision-making practices, tenure and succession
  • Transparency
  • Companies Act compliance
  • Executive remuneration
  • Obligations under anti-bribery and corruption 
  • Obligations under Lobbying Act
  • Standards and Ethics in Public Office Acts
  • Code of Practice for Governance of State Bodies