As pressure on corporations to cut carbon emissions grows, some companies are expecting their outside law firms, as vendors contributing to their footprint, to pull their weight.
This week BlackRock’s chief executive warned companies it invests in they must show plans to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, and U.S. President Joe Biden signed a raft of executive actions to combat climate change. Delta Air Lines in 2020 pledged to become carbon neutral and Microsoft Corp pledged to become carbon negative, taking into account emissions tied to its law firms.
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