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January 2019

LSA Carbon Reporting 2019

IMPORTANT NEWS FOR LSA MEMBERS As highlighted in our Christmas eNewsletter (available here) the LSA has decided in 2019 to discontinue the use of the LSA Carbon Reporting Tool and, instead, invite LSA member firms to provide us with their total carbon footprint - however calculated - which we can share for comparison. This will allow us to apply more of our resources to the wider question of how LSA members can use their collective clout to help meet the priority Global Goals (of which Goal 13 - Climate Action - is a key one). Read more


June 2018

LSA Annual Report 2018

Out now! The LSA Annual Report 2018 is now available to download (see menu item). As well as LSA highlights for the past year, this year's report contains a summary of the carbon footprint results of a record 59 reporting firms. The Annex to the report contains the individual footprints of each reporting firm. An exclusive detailed benchmark report, showing a comparison of each firm's performance in each aspect of the carbon footprint, will be available to LSA members from 18 June. Read more



June 2017

We have lift off!

We are delighted to have launched the LSA's 10th Anniversary Report. Read what Jeff Twentyman, Chair of LSA and Baroness Young of Old Scone, Chair of the Woodland Trust said about the Report and the important ongoing role of the LSA at the Report launch on 7 June. Read more


May 2017

LSA 10th Anniversary Annual Report Launch

The LSA 10th Anniversary Annual Report launches on 7 June. Attendance at the launch event, hosted by Linklaters, is by invitation only. Please contact the LSA if you would like more information. Read more


April 2017

Reporting Window Now Closed!

The window for LSA members to report their carbon footprint and progress against the LSA Member Principles has now closed. Many thanks to all firms who have reported this year - we are now in the process of collating your responses. The LSA's 10th Anniversary Annual Report will be published early June - watch this space! Read more


November 2016

AusLSA annual sustainability report

The LSA's Australian partner AusLSA has launched the latest of its annual sustainability reports. The Scope of the 2016 Legal Sector Sustainability Insight has tripled this year to addresses the legal sector’s most material impacts under the categories of; Our People, Our Community, Our Environment and Governance. The addition of these categories better align with the Global Reporting Index approach and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Read more



February 2016

No More Water Bottles!

The LSA and a number of LSA member firms are featured in a recently published article in the American Lawyer entitled No More Water Bottles! Law Firms Try to Shrink Their Carbon Footprints Read more



December 2015

L’Appel de Paris

Following on from the historic resolve made at the Paris COP21, LSA members are encouraged take up the call to "non-state actors" by French Foreign Minister Laurant Fabius to pledge action on climate change - the so-called "L'Appel de Paris" or Paris Pledge for Action. Read more




April 2015

LSA Reporting

The 2015 LSA carbon reporting window is now closed - thanks to all who reported. Read more