As governments and industry take more and more aggressive steps to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and reduce their carbon footprints under the Paris Agreement and other global regulatory regimes and voluntary frameworks, Baker McKenzie's market leading climate change team continues to assist our clients in balancing the risks and opportunities climate change presents to their businesses. Our climate change experts provide comprehensive advice to our clients, working with governments on the development of carbon emission reduction legal regimes, counselling industry on climate change strategy and the achievement of "net zero" carbon emissions commitments, and representing all stakeholders in climate change projects and carbon offset and other transactions.
Sustainability initiatives are also transforming the way in which companies operating in a global marketplace define environmental performance and compliance. Managing environmental risks and liabilities has never been more critical to the success of commercial and industrial enterprises than it is today.
With almost 300 lawyers around the world, our Environment and Climate Change Group provides unparalleled global coverage and market-leading legal expertise, bringing decades of experience providing regulatory counsel, enforcement defense, and litigation support to clients on the wide range of environmental, climate change, and sustainability compliance and liability matters affecting their business operations.