Phoenicopterus Ruber

American Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) inhabits Aegean, Mediterranean and Central Anatolia regions in Turkey. Destruction of habitat and reproductive areas as well as poaching is the main threats for the species.

ESG (Environmental, Social And Governance)

Now more than ever, doing business and accession to success is viewed as intrinsically linked to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, as the legal and regulatory landscape changes and ESG expectations of investors, customers, business partners, employees and other stakeholders grow. ESG considerations are now at the forefront of corporate thinking, as a source of risk and opportunity. Several global and local factors and elements are driving this transformation.

We define ESG in our practice as “the good business” based on impact economy, sustainability and responsibility.

As a sustainable and responsible law firm and service provider, our commitment and practices regarding ESG issues have been not only a practice area, but also one of the key elements of our nature and code of conduct, since the beginning. 

Therefore, we have inherently predicted the direction to which the business world is currently experiencing. Hence, the legal and regulatory aspects of ESG matters have been always among our main practice areas, while advising to our international and Turkish corporate clients for years. We are proud of recognized as one of the pioneer law firms in Turkey practicing ESG area as well as responsible and sustainable business.

Çukur & Law Firm’s advisory practice helps corporates and business community navigate the legal, business and regulatory ramifications of developing and implementing ESG initiatives. We take a holistic approach and advice on full extent of the legal matters connected to ESG such as stakeholder engagement, corporate governance, crisis management, corporate social responsibility, corporate citizenship, sustainability, climate change, green and sustainable finance, impact investment, employment & labor, business and human rights, diversity and inclusion, reporting and disclosures, anti-bribery, anti-corruption, ethics and compliance.

Beyond full scope of legal advisory services, ESG lawyers of Çukur & Yılmaz frequently advice to our clients on ESG aspect of business, commercial and corporate transactions, includes M&A, corporate finance and capital markets.

Dispute Resolution lawyers at Çukur & Yılmaz Law Firm’s ESG team represent our clients, corporates and business people at all kind of ESG disputes as well as litigation, mediation, arbitration procedures and administrative and governmental investigations.

Areas of Focus

  • ESG Policies
  • ESG Governance
  • Environmental
  • Climate Change
  • Emissions
  • Bio Diversity
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Sustainable and Green Finance
  • Impact Investment
  • Employment and Labor
  • Employee and Industrial Relations
  • Health and Safety
  • Business and Human Rights
  • Modern slavery
  • Trafficking and Child Labor
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Data Protection and Cybersecurity
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Customer Relations
  • Consumer and Product Liability
  • Investor and Stakeholder Relations
  • Community Engagement
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Anti-bribery and Anti-corruption
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Business Ethics
  • Reporting and Disclosures
  • Risk management
  • Crisis Management
  • Reputation Management
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Internal Controls and Auditing
  • Due Diligence
  • Trainings
  • Directors’ and Officers’ Duties and Liability
  • Investigations
  • Dispute Resolution