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March 21st, 2024 – (Mexico City/Monterrey). Gonzalez Calvillo (“GC”), a leading Mexican firm, and the Mexican branch of the International Association for Sustainable Economy (“IASE® Mexico”) announce a groundbreaking alliance that marks a significant milestone in the pursuit of a sustainable and environmentally responsible economy in Mexico.

The partnership between IASE® Mexico and GC is rooted in a shared commitment to promoting sustainable practices and fostering economic development that aligns with environmental responsibility. This collaboration brings together the expertise of IASE®, a global leader in ESG Professional Certification that actively promotes sustainable economic practices, and GC, a renowned legal firm with a strong Sustainability and ESG practice with a deep understanding of the Mexican business landscape.

The key objectives pursued by IASE® Mexico and GC are:

  • Education: The partners will work collaboratively to enhance awareness and understanding of sustainability issues among businesses, policymakers, and other key stakeholders. Educational initiatives, training programs, and workshops will be organized to build capacity and facilitate knowledge transfer.
  • Promoting Sustainable Business Practices: The alliance aims to encourage and guide businesses in Mexico towards adopting sustainable practices, reducing their environmental footprint, and integrating ethical considerations into their operations.
  • Legal Framework for Sustainability: GC will leverage its legal expertise to assist IASE® in developing and advocating for a robust legal framework that supports sustainable business initiatives, ensuring compliance with environmental regulations, and fostering a culture of responsibility. This will also include GC providing strategic advisory services to businesses seeking to incorporate sustainable practices into their operations across matters such as environmental compliance, risk management, and corporate governance.

Commenting on the alliance, Rodrigo Manrique, Executive Director of IASE® Mexico & Latin America, stated, “This partnership means a significant step forward in our mission to create a more sustainable and responsible economy through education. By joining forces with GC, we are confident in our ability to drive positive change, influence policy, and inspire businesses across Mexico to prioritize sustainability.

Paola Hernandez, ESG Counsel at GC, added, “We are excited to collaborate with IASE® Mexico to navigate the intersection of legal considerations and sustainable practices. This alliance allows us to continue to support companies to incorporate into their governance and risk management Sustainability and material ESG factors to each of them.

About Gonzalez Calvillo

For almost four decades, González Calvillo has challenged the standards and rewritten the full-service firm model with a solution-oriented approach, evolving the practice of law in Mexico. Our firm is driven by the commitment to doing things differently, having a deep knowledge of the Mexican legal ecosystem, and our behavior and interaction with today’s globalized business environment. That is how over 150 people between partners, counsel, associates, and other business professionals are responsible for making González Calvillo one of Mexico’s leading law firms. Our firm’s services are designed to help clients solve their most complex and challenging legal issues, finding the best solution for each case. By understanding clients’ business culture and strategy, González Calvillo establishes a close and strategic alliance that enables them to achieve more. For more information, please visit www.gcsc.com.mx

About IASE® Mexico 

Supported by the International Sustainable Business and the International Sustainable Finance organizations, IASE® México is the first and only association that certifies knowledge and competencies in ESG criteria (environmental, social, and governance) for professionals with a holistic, comprehensive, and international perspective since its inception. Based in London, it currently has a presence in more than 40 countries and has thousands of professionals holding its recognized designations. For more information on IASE® Mexico, please visit https://mx.IASE-international.org/es/ and for information regarding IASE® Global, please visit https://www.IASE-certifications.com/

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