Ulysses Smith

Ulysses Smith

Ulysses Smith is Debevoise & Plimpton’s ESG Senior Adviser. He is a leading lawyer and thought leader on ESG, working at the intersection of sustainability, governance, rule of law, anti-corruption, and human rights. His experience includes advising major multinationals, not-for-profit organizations, governments and multilateral institutions on a range of sustainability and governance issues. He has devised tailored inclusive models of governance and sustainability, addressing a range of ESG factors and risks, including environmental sustainability, human rights and labor issues, corruption, and sanctions. He is a UN Global Compact Sustainable Development Goals Pioneer for work advancing good governance, human rights, and the rule of law, and is a member of the UN Global Compact’s Expert Network, focused on sustainability and governance. He has held leadership positions in bar associations including the New York City Bar Association, where he chaired the United Nations Committee, as well as the Task Force on Good Governance in the Secretary-General Selection, and is a frequent speaker and commentator on ESG, law, policy, and related developments.

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Environmental, Social & Governance | 1yr

Chapter: United States

This first edition, written by leading ESG legal specialists, provides an up-to-date jurisdictional comparison of the latest legal and regulatory developments, enforcement and litigation trends, and policy and non-legal drivers of the major ESG developments impacting businesses around the world....