Privacy issues affect nearly every aspect of operating a multinational corporation, and ESG-related matters—Environmental, Social, and Governance—are no exception.

As interest in ESG investing continues to grow, the related ESG metrics have taken on a level of significance that could one day compare to that of financial data.

Properly compiling ESG-relevant data remains a clear priority for companies, but with that activity comes a responsibility to carefully protect sensitive and private information.

Jones Day partner Jay Johnson identifies some of the potential risks related to privacy disclosures in ESG-related reporting.

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