1st of February, 2024 | Brussels, Belgium

2nd Annual Mitigating Greenwashing Risk the Legal Counsel’s Role in Compliance Management

Hotel Venue: Novotel Brussels City Centre

About the summit

The event will focus on the development and implementation of legal and compliance practices to mitigate and manage legal risks associated with greenwashing claims, as well as gaining practical experience in dispute settlement and litigation.

At this summit, the in-house counsels are in the spotlight. The aim of the gathering is to provide maximum networking opportunities to share perspectives and practical experiences to support the activities of corporate legal and compliance teams. As the topics addressed at the summit can be of sensitive nature, the Chatham House rules apply.

This conference reacts to the increasing number of greenwashing cases seen both in the courts of law and the courts of public opinion. Future Bridge has assembled a group of prominent industry leaders to address the major legal risks associated with greenwashing and provide examples of best practice which companies can adopt to mitigate these threats. The conference is designed for senior corporate legal professionals from all
industry sectors and particularly those most susceptible to public opinion and subject to green regulation, including Energy, Heavy Machinery, Cosmetics, Food, and others. During this event, established legal professionals across multiple sectors will exchange ideas and experiences through the examination of important case studies and legal practices. The summit will provide guidance and direction to ensure your company is on the right path to adopting practice that will reduce your company’s legal risks associated with greenwashing.




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This premier FUTURE BRIDGE summit will enable you to:

• Gain an understanding of the statutory and regulatory frameworks governing sustainability communications and how to navigate them to avoid liability for greenwashing.

• Discover the best practices for developing robust due diligence procedures, including effective compliance mechanisms and record-keeping practices.

• Learn how to allocate adequate company resources and develop effective governance structures to manage ESG risks.

• Understand the challenges and pitfalls associated with sustainability-linked financing and the issuance of green bonds.

• Learn about the promise and challenge of offset programs for your business.

• Discover the differences between regulatory and court proceedings for proving a case against greenwashing.

• Gain insights into the competition law implications of greenwashing.

• Understand the ESG disclosure requirements and their impact on investor and shareholder relations.

• Learn about the contractual implications of Greenwashing.

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Pieter Van Osch

Managing Director, Legal


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Andrea Zumbado

Senior Legal Counsel Sustainability


Sonia Fernández Lovelle

Western and Southern Europe Legal Director

Anca Plovie - Nokia

Anca Plovie

Lead ESG Counsel, Global

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Stacey Van Hooven

Vice President and General Counsel - Consumer Goods



Yves Heijmans

EA General Counsel

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co


Isobel Edwards

Executive Director/Vice President - Green, Social and Impact Bonds

Goldman Sachs Asset Management


Marina Louhija

Senior Vice President – Director, General Counsel, Legal Affairs & Administration, Compliance & Sustainability

Fingrid Oyj


Michael Lukes

Associate General Counsel – Competition, Regulatory & Compliance

Virgin Atlantic Airways


Nicolas de Meulemeester

Legal Director CO2 & Sustainability Europe



Mathieu Cribellier

Regional Director Climate Solutions


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David Charlier

Climate Solutions Manager