Dentons law firm wins prize for creating simple contracting approach for REDD in Cambodia

14 November 2014

The American Lawyer presented Dentons with its highest honor, the Global Citizenship Award - Grand Prize 2014 at its Global Legal Awards gala held on September 15, 2014 in New York City. The award recognizes the Firm's exceptional cross-border legal work to help the nation of Cambodia monetize sustainable environmental practices. The Firm's pro bono involvement in the matter created a simplified contracting approach to help sales of Cambodia's first Reduced Emissions for Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) project after years of development, allowing for access to private capital. The Firm also won the Global Pro Bono Deal of the Year (Environmental) award for the project.

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