Ian McDougall, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, LexisNexis, and Ursula Wynhoven, Chief Legal Officer and Chief, Governance and Social Sustainability, UN Global Compact, discussed new resources that general counsels can use to promote corporate sustainability within their respective organizations.
"When you’re tackling the work directly a lot of times it makes a lot of sense to work directly with service providers to take on some of the heavy lifting or handle more of the technical aspects around the e-discovery process while still keeping in-house eyes on the data."
"I think the primary objectives that we see and hear from our customers are managing risk and increasing compliance in the best legal outcomes. There are a lot of different levers you have to pull to get those, but underlying a lot of that is what I call operational objectives. These are things that really help support achieving those primary objectives. They tend to be more on the business or operational side."