Garrigues featured in The Legal 500 Global Green Guide for its contribution to the green transition
The Legal 500 has published its first ever Legal 500 Global Green Guide, which showcases the firms with an outstanding contribution to the green transition. Garrigues is one of the three Spanish firms selected from 200 submissions for the list.
Garrigues subsidiary G-advisory unveils new corporate image aligned with new energy and ESG demands
G-advisory, Garrigues’ consulting arm offering technical, economic and strategic advice on energy and ESG matters has rebranded its visual identity to align with new market demands. The new image, heavily centered around the color green, seeks to convey the values of the brand, with a clear sustainable commitment.
The Garrigues Sustainable Dialogs: following the Paris Agreement, COP26 calls for action
In the latest of the Garrigues Sustainable Dialogs webinars, the director general of the Spanish Climate Change Agency, Valvanera Ulargui, has reviewed the conclusions of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), in which she took part, analyzing outcomes versus expectations. She draws an optimistic conclusion.
The EIB spells out its commitment to green finance in ‘The Dialogues of Garrigues Sustainable’
This first ‘webinar’, dedicated to sustainable finance, addressed the requirements of the European Union and the EIB in matters of green bonds and loans.
Mexico: Proposed energy counter-reform
On September 30, 2021, the Executive Branch of the Mexican Federal Government submitted a bill to amend articles 25, 27 and 28 of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States (the Reform Bill). If approved, this measure would, among others, repeal the constitutional reform of the electricity sector passed on December 20, 2013 (the 2013 Energy Reform), restore the state-dominant position in Mexico’s electricity industry through the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) and limit and control private participation in power generation, removing at a stroke the regulatory agencies that currently govern the national electricity system and the wholesale energy market.
Spain: A medium-term decrease in electricity prices is expected, despite the current rise
G-Advisory (the Garrigues Group consulting firm), in conjunction with Simulyde, has just published its Q2 2021 update report on pool price forecasts, which analyzes recent trends. G-Advisory expects a medium-term decrease in electricity prices in Spain despite the current rise, as highlighted in the document’s conclusions.
Garrigues participates in the Climate Ambition Accelerator, the United Nations Global Compact’s emissions reduction initiative
Garrigues has joined other participants in the United Nations Global Compact - the largest business sustainability initiative worldwide - in supporting the Climate Ambition Accelerator. Using science-based targets, the program will enable emissions to be halved by 2030 and net-zero emissions to be achieved by 2050.
The European Commission advocates limiting the use of lead to facilitate the recycling of vehicles