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Jonathan Cocker recently participated in an international congress of leading legal experts at the Environmental Summit of the Americas, jointly hosted by the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (ABA SEER) and the International Bar Association’s Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law (IBA SEERIL). Jonathan Cocker is the Sustainability Initiatives Officer of the IBA SEERIL.

Jonathan Cocker is pleased to participate in a panel on Plastics Regulation at the Regional Policy Dialogue of the Inter-American Development Bank. The meeting will be held in Washington D.C. from March 12-13, 2020.

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…

Jonathan Cocker is leading a partnership with Canadian Industry leaders and ReTraCE (Realising the Transition to the Circular Economy). ReTraCe is a Horizon 2020 EU-funded project which supports the implementation of the European Commission’s Circular Economy strategy. It is also a part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks. More exciting updates to come as the project progresses.

We are excited to announce that Baker & McKenzie’s Consumer Goods & Retail (CG&R) Industry Group, along with the support of the UN Global Impact, is hosting its annual flagship event at the UN Headquarters in New York on Thursday, February 21, 2019. Sustainability in the CG&R Industry will the main focus of the event, and Baker & McKenzie is delighted to welcome UN Global Compact CEO & Executive Director Lise Kingo and Fordham Law…

On October 26th, Jonathan Cocker will be presenting at the 8th Annual Canadian Waste to Resource Conference in Niagara Falls, Ontario on Contracting Risk Under Individual Producer Responsibility. The CWRC website contains details for the event: