As ESG efforts continue to grow in demand and popularity throughout the corporate world, some organizations are keeping information about their initiatives to themselves, also known as ‘greenhushing,’ to avoid criticism.
Litigation & enforcement partner Chong Park told The New York Times that not all greenhushing is the same, and companies may have their own reasons for keeping green initiatives close to the vest.
“There are clients who just want to keep a low profile,'' he said. ''You don't want to be the first penguin pushed off the ice floe for the regulatory sea lions, whatever the hot topic may be.”
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