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Hear from Jon Solorzano, Co-Head of ESG Taskforce at Vinson & Elkins, Live at ICR Conference 2024
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Hear from Jon Solorzano, Co-Head of ESG Taskforce at Vinson & Elkins, Live at ICR Conference 2024


CorpGov hosted a fireside chat at the 2024 ICR Conference with Jon Solorzano, Co-Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Taskforce at Vinson & Elkins LLP. The in-person interview was joined by Editor-in-Chief John Jannarone and they discussed how corporate sustainability has been evolving lately and what this means for ESG in 2024, how 14 U.S. states passed anti-ESG legislation limiting investors when considering ESG aspects for their investments, and more. Watch the full recording below:

About Jon Solorzano

Mr. Solorzano’s practice focuses on advising public and private companies and their boards of directors and executive teams on matters and opportunities related to environmental, social and governance (ESG), corporate governance, sustainability considerations, shareholder activism, risk management, securities law and M&A.

As Senior Director, Legal and Corporate Development for The Clorox Company from 2015 through 2022, he helped build and manage a comprehensive ESG program and helped lead the company’s ESG strategy, stakeholder engagement and ESG reporting. He also helped establish and execute strategies around climate change, plastics and waste, supply chain transparency and diversity and inclusion.

Mr. Solorzano advises clients, including public companies, on securities disclosure, corporate governance and compliance matters. Mr. Solorzano plays a strategic role in advising clients on a broad range of ESG issues and related risks, including the development of sustainability reporting, corporate ESG programs and governance oversight and the establishment of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions targets, plastics and waste goals, product safety and stewardship principles, and diversity and inclusion priorities.

About Vinson & Elkins LLP

At Vinson & Elkins, people are the strongest asset. Collaborating seamlessly across 11 offices worldwide, the company’s lawyers are committed to excellence, offering clients experience in handling their transactions, investments, projects and disputes across the globe. Vinson & Elkins has recognized professionals in key industries that drive forward the global economy. The company’s market approach comes from the experience gained from representing entrepreneurial innovators in their most important deals and disputes for over 100 years. Vinson & Elkins’ commitment to excellence, coupled with their commercial approach to solving problems, enables them to collaborate with clients to achieve results.




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