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During GreenBiz, Baker & McKenzie speakers will be involved in several programs. On Tuesday, February 4, Christie Constantine (Baker Sustainability Director) will be on a panel at 8:30 AM entitled “Aligning and Integrating Your Sustainability Strategy with the SDGs,” in which she will be addressing the Firm’s efforts to implement the UN Global Compact’s Sustainability Development Goals (“SDGs”). On Thursday, February 6, at 8:30 AM, Baker senior partner, David Hackett, will moderate a panel on…

David Hackett is presenting on the September 6, 2019 Environmental Law Institute (“ELI”) Webinar entitled:  “Managing Private Sector Environmental Initiatives (ELI Master Class).”  David will be addressing the topic “Navigating the Legal Risks of Private Environmental Programs.”  Links to the program are set forth below. Web link: https://www.eli.org/events/managing-private-sector-environmental-initiatives-eli-master-class Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/482243312573453/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/environmental-law-institute_managing-private-sector-environmental-initiatives-activity-6567122463573061632-qhgw Twitter: https://twitter.com/ELIORG/status/1160928928891985920 In addition, David is speaking next week on September 12 in New York at the Skytop Strategies conference:  “Engagement & Communication: …

David Hackett Speaks at UN on Sustainability On July 17, 2019, David Hackett presented at the UN’s sustainability conference in New York.  As part of the Ministerial segment of the High-level Political Forum (HLPF), the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (“WBCSD”) held a joint conference entitled:  “Lead, Transform, Succeed:  Chief Sustainability Officers for SDGs.”  David spoke on a panel, “Collaboration for SDG Impact”…

On December 9, 2015, we were given a chance to more clearly understand the legal arguments being mounted by industry groups and environmentalists against EPA related to the definition of solid waste (“DSW”) rule that was promulgated nearly a year ago under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”). In their opening briefs filed in the consolidated lawsuit American Petroleum Institute v. EPA, both sets of parties are calling on the U.S. Court of Appeals for…