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Weightmans shortlisted in at Legal 500 ESG Awards 2024

The firm has been shortlisted in six categories at the inaugural Legal 500 ESG Awards

Womble Bond Dickenson shortlisted at The Legal 500 ESG UK Awards

The awards celebrate the very best ESG initiatives across the UK legal market. WBD shortlisted in eight categories.

Clyde & Co adopt a third beehive in the UAE

The firm is already home to 80,000 bees in two hives on the rooftop of their London office

Shoosmiths recruiting Senior Sustainability Manager

Play a pivotal role in defining and delivering their sustainability and corporate responsibility strategy

Watson Farley Williams finalises ISO 14001 plan

The firm have embarked on the next stage of their sustainability journey.

An official partner of COP28

Al Tamimi & Company has been selected as Official Legal Advisor to COP28 Committee

Travers Smith LLP cuts emissions by shutting office for Christmas

Travers reduced carbon emissions by over 10 tonnes CO2e in the first few months of implementing ISO 50001.

Open to UK projects that advance a carbon net zero UK aligned with a just transition

The Foundation will distribute grants of between £25,000 and £50,000 to the successful applicants.

Recovery of nature needs to move up the boardroom agenda

Dr. Tony Juniper CBE speaks at autumn biodiversity fair hosted by Osborne Clarke in Bristol

Travers Smith achieves ISO 50001

A significant milestone reached this month with the achievement of ISO 50001 – the international standard for energy management.

Charles Russell Speechlys achieves ISO 14001

The auditor noted that the environmental system had been well implemented and that operational controls over the firm’s emissions were well maintained.

A Whitepaper on Measuring Advised Emissions

Oxygen House publish framework for assessing the carbon footprint of a law firm’s advice

Three vacancies to join the Law Society’s climate change working group

More details and apply here

LSA Update on Climate Week NYC

Co-Chair of the LSA Matt Sparkes gives us his thoughts on his time in New York

5 years of collaboration for Burges Salmon and the Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Burges Salmon employees are engaging in volunteering activities around biodiversity

Burges Salmon produces new podcast series Environment Matters

Listen to the first episode on greenwashing

The Uncertain Solicitor on… Advised Nature Impacts

The elephant in the room (that looks more pangolin shaped) when solving the intertwined climate and nature crises

Greedwashing not greenwashing is our greater danger

The Uncertain Solicitor on the way law firms are reacting to the Climate Crisis

CRS hosts an LSA Offsetting Event

Developing a strategic approach to offsetting for the legal sector

Clifford Chance opens applications for its £50,000 UN SDG Award

The award will see the firm donate £50,000 and 500 hours of pro bono support to the winning NGO

Norton Rose Fulbright and the LSA

Caroline May interviews Amanda Carpenter for Earth Day 2023

Understanding ESG Performance

Shoosmiths launches ESG 360 compliance audit tool

Portolano Cavallo digitizes business cards

Instead of distributing numerous physical copies, each person now has just one card, resulting in significant savings for our planet

Agents of Change

Kirsty Green-Mann reflects on how Burges Salmon are making progress towards the SDGs.

Reflections on COP 27 from the LSA

The Elephant in the Room Full of Fossil Fuel States

Boosting Biodiversity 

Addleshaw Goddard‘s nature project with the Canal and River Trust in London, Leeds and Manchester

Ashurst’s COP27 hub

Useful insights and updates from COP27.

Meet the Generators

A blog about where renewable energy comes from.

A Hive of Activity

A new initiative for Burges Salmon and LWCF.

EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND UPDATES FROM COP27

This link will be updated daily during COP.

The uncertain solicitor on… Shifting Mindsets

Could ubuntu, an African philosophy, help us combat the climate crisis?

The Uncertain Solicitor on… A Golden Compass

The basic principles of Three Horizons model

Simmons & Simmons host LCAW Schools Summit event

One of  London Climate Action Week’s Flagships events

Womble Bond Dickinson supports Net Zero Weeek 2022

WBD Partner Sponsor for Net Zero, Jon Bower and Sustainability Manager Mathew Swift on #NetZeroWeek 2022

The Better Buildings Partnership

The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) launches a new guide on climate resilience.

The Uncertain Solicitor on… Reality

A blog about the reality of the situation we find ourselves in, how we got here and what it might take to get out.

The Uncertain Solicitor on… Reality

A blog about the reality of the situation we find ourselves in, how we got here and what it might take to get out.

TLT’s Green move

An office move to the most sustainable and innovative building in Scotland

Hogan Lovells’ epic ride

A ride across Britain to support nature’s recovery

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