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Climate change increasingly influences the value of businesses, with both physical and transition risks impacting their profitability – and in some cases even their viability. Understanding these issues in the context of corporate transactions is a critical component of robust due diligence, and goes to the heart of the value deals can deliver.

We help our clients assess the physical, people, regulatory and litigation risks facing their investments and seize opportunities in cleantech and the energy transition. We are also developing a framework for assessing climate risk from a legal perspective that will be published soon.

Here, our global teams share their insights on key climate-related transactional issues.

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