Topic: ESG

ECIJA launches sustainability practice in Mexico with hire

ECIJA (Mexico) has launched a sustainability and environmental practice, recruiting a partner from local firm Carvajal y Machado, SC to lead the department.

03 February 2023

European investor backs Mexican wind power assets

Accura in Copenhagen and Cuatrecasas (Mexico) have helped Nordic asset manager FSN Capital invest €135 million (US$146 million) in Denmark-headquartered wind turbine business Polytech, which owns several assets in Mexico.

02 February 2023

Latin Lawyer announces ESG Initiative Award

Featured in 17th Annual Awards

Latin Lawyer is pleased to announce Pinheiro Neto Advogados as the winner of our inaugural ESG Initiative Award.

01 February 2023

Ecuadorean financial institution gets funding for women-led businesses

Flor Bustamante Pizarro & Hurtado has helped US finance group WorldBusiness Capital lend US$15 million to Ecuadorean financial institution Alianza del Valle, which will use the funds to support women-owned enterprises.

30 January 2023

Hogan Lovells adds LatAm firepower in Miami and Mexico City

Hogan Lovells LLP has appointed a Latin America-focused disputes partner in Miami and an ESG director in Mexico City by hiring an assistant general counsel from the Walt Disney Company and a manager from Mexican media group Televisa.

20 January 2023

Colombia’s EPM secures inaugural sustainability-linked loan

Energy company Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM) has hired three offices of Mayer Brown LLP and Mosquera Abogados in Bogotá to obtain a sustainability-linked loan worth US$700 million.

20 January 2023

Pro bono: Changing lives in the Gran Chaco

Featured in Pro bono 2022

Lawyers at Argentine firm Marval O'Farrell Mairal tell Latin Lawyer how they helped local foundation Alimentaris launch a fund to provide a sustainable way to help improve the socioeconomic conditions of local communities in the Gran Chaco – one of South America’s most important natural regions.

19 January 2023

Galicia stars in Orbia sustainability-linked offerings

Mexican chemicals company Orbia has enlisted Galicia Abogados to complete two issuances of sustainability-linked bonds worth a total of 10 billion pesos (US$508 million).

19 January 2023

Pro bono: In harmony with ESG

Featured in Pro bono 2022

To build a successful ESG practice it is necessary for firms to have a healthy balance between paid legal services and pro bono. Latin Lawyer speaks to leading pro bono and ESG practitioners about the intersection of the two practices and how growth in one can benefit the other.

17 January 2023

Stocche Forbes and Machado Meyer star in data centre debt tap

Stocche Forbes has helped Brazil’s Scala Data Centers raise 2 billion reais (US$368 million) in a green bond issuance.

16 January 2023

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