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The Legal Sustainability Alliance

The only not-for-profit sustainability network run by law firms for law firms

Join today and see how we can help you on your journey to net zero 

About us

The LSA is a collaborative network providing advice, information and resources.

Run by law firms for law firms, the LSA leads the legal sector as it transitions to net zero working. We are open to all law firms, schools of law and in house counsel.

Become a member

Whether it is changing your own practices, advising your clients or supporting your staff, it is vital that the legal sector as a whole reduces its impact on the planet.

Members can access a range of tools, resources, advice and exclusive benefits to help them on their sustainability journey.

Talk to us

Joining our network isn’t about ticking boxes. We want our members to share their successes with us so we can all learn from them.

Tell us how you engage your staff. Share how you overcome challenges. We will get to net zero faster if we share best practice.

The Language of

Green Demystified

 

Do you know your IPCC from your ISSB?

Communication is a vital component of the transition to Net Zero, particularly given law’s central role in the fight to tackle the nature and climate crises. 

This jargon buster series features climate professionals explaining commonly used acronyms; breaking down and demystifying the Language of Green.

 

LSA Spotlight

What has got us talking this week?

Transition Plan Taskforce Seminar

Where: Online, for LSA Members only

When: 1st February, 12-1pm

Net zero and transition plans have become new norms in private sector ambition. An increasing number of organisations are making public commitments to reach net zero. Yet existing transition plans vary in detail and quality, limiting the ability of stakeholders to assess their credibility.

There is significant demand from the private sector for standardised, high quality plans to make better-informed decisions about how to allocate capital. This will support the UK’s transition to net zero.

Find out more about the Transition Plan in this LSA/TPT seminar, featuring Jacques Morris – Secretariat Team Leader and Policy Lead and Ira Poensgen, Secretariat Research Assistant.

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    FREE ACCESS ANYTIME

    The LSA Carbon Calculator is a free to use online platform that members can use to measure all your emissions – across scopes 1 2 and 3. Compliant with SECR and SBTi this online tool has been designed especially for law firms. Use it as many times as you want for as many locations as you want.

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    EASY TO USE

    Simply collect your emissions data for energy, water, waste, travel, procurement and scope 3 supply chain – and the tool does the rest. Using the latest DEFRA emissions factors the Carbon Calculator gives you an accurate picture of your annual CO2e emissions.

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    SET YOUR TARGETS

    Set targets for reduction. Your carbon footprint is the starting point to set targets for emissions reduction. You don’t have to be an SBTi firm to be on a net zero journey – set a target to reduce year on year and start your journey today.

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    How close are you to Net Zero?

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    Reduction in Scope 1, 2 & 3 GHG by 2030

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    Reduction in Scope 1, 2 & 3 GHG by 2030 FROM A 2018/19 BASELINE

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    Reduce absolute scope 1, 2 and 3 GHG emissions 90% by 2040 from a 2018 base year.

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