Reverse Discrimination Risks to Consider in Managing ESG Aspirations

By on June 29, 2021
Posted In Employment

Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) efforts can create hazards for multinationals with US operations due to the risk of reverse discrimination litigation under US law. According to McDermott’s Ludia Kwon, a recently filed lawsuit (Kafiti v. AB Electrolux, Case No. 3:21-CV-00029 (W.D. NC. 2021)) highlights the risk in implementing ESG efforts in the United States. US employment discrimination laws swing both ways, as the prohibition against sex discrimination protects men as well as women.

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Ludia KwonLudia Kwon
Ludia Kwon focuses her practice on employment matters. While in law school, Ludia served as a certified law clerk in the Criminal Division of the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California. Read Ludia Kwon's full bio.

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