Yardenne Kagan is an LLM Graduate student from Columbia University in the City of New York. During her LLM year at Columbia Law School, Yardenne focused her scholarship work on sustainable development, responsible business conduct, human rights, and environmental issues. She interned for the International Independent Legal Advocates, helping prepare a guidebook for developing countries on promoting investor accountability, sustainability goals within investment treaties, and their investment policy in general. She participated in Columbia’s Environmental Clinic, working on behalf of a clean energy NGO on an energy and climate change policy project, exploring how state government decision makers’ can help to promote sustainable development. She is a recipient of the Parker School Certificate in International and Comparative Law. She is a graduate of Tel Aviv University Law Faculty and a member of the Israel Bar Association from 2015. As a lawyer, she was a member of HFN’s Capital Markets Department where she advised multinational companies and investment funds with respect to the regulatory aspects of their operation pursuant to significant regulatory framework developments. After her work at HFN, she served as the Trade and Investment Policy Officer of Israel’s Permanent Delegation to the OECD.