US Law Firms Sustainability Report
The Law Firm Sustainability Network (LFSN), the LSA's affiliated organisation in the USA, is soon to release the findings on its first round of American Legal Industry Sustainability Standard (ALISS) online self-assessments.
06 September 2017
SDG 12: Why this UN goal should provide guidance to businesses, especially law firms
The United Nations has long been criticised for generality, idealism and impotence - the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), launched in 2015, have not been exempt from this criticism. More specifically, SDG 12 -‘ensur[ing] sustainable consumption and production’ is said to obfuscate the ever-growing nature of global demand. However, we believe that SDG 12 is not only feasible to achieve by 2030, but can be implemented in a cost-effective manner in a corporate environment such as a law firm.