Marc Treviño Discusses How Companies Can Prepare for ESG Concerns Raised By Activist Investors

March 11, 2022

In an Insider article discussing how activist investors use ESG concerns to bolster campaigns, S&C partner Marc Treviño provided insight into how he advises companies to prepare for this scenario. He said he often tells clients, "Let's look at the low-hanging fruit on your governance, on your disclosure, on your board composition. Let's address that before someone calls it out as a weakness for us," and noted that more clients are now taking those steps on the environmental and social side.