João Vieira de Almeida (Senior Partner) and Assunção Cristas (Of Counsel) are quoted in an article published by the World Economic Forum, about how harnessing the power of SMEs and mid-caps can shape the future of sustainability.

On the growing pressure on companies to integrate ESG practices in their organisations, João Vieira de Almeida states that in legal terms these practices are developing rapidly, with “a broad legal package imposing specific obligations now in place in the EU. The coming will be extremely important".

Assunção Cristas, states that in case of Europe "the legislation adopts a whole value chain approach. It means that smaller companies are increasingly impacted because the large corporations, which often are their clients, will scrutinize the whole supply chain referring to these new metrics”.

Read the article here.