b"FB RICE BACK TO NAVIGATIONOUR PEOPLE U SIVE W OR K E NTAL M OUSE GAS E OUR ENVIRONMENTSUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:L P L A NDER EQUALI M A N A NH MISSI SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: C C G E T Y N G EE GROSS O NN D E INITIATIVES: E R 685t4.8t/employee FB Rice has for some years measured its I O SI POLICY L POLICY R M G environmental footprint. Measurement includes V G IGreen Star rated buildings E B working with our partner, Pangolin Associates, to R T V 4-6 starEarth HourWorldE 0.00% 0.00% 0.24%S I Environment Day SCOPE 1.6t determine the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions T + N ONE 0.24% and other impacts from our business operations, I Q INITIATIVES: NEYGender sensitive promotion and recruitment POLICY Tincluding cooling and heating our offices, business INITIATIVES:Hosting and/or leading external programsInternal networks or committeesInternational32% 0.00% travel and electricity used for our computers.Training - LGBTIQ+ awareness Women's DayTraining - Gender inclusion ENV. SCOPE 222tunconscious bias and inclusion PUBLISHED IMPROVEMENT TWO 32% FB Rice has moved to E-files rather than paperWear it Purple POLICY 26% 49% 82% TARGET 0.08t/m 0.00t/m based files which has lead to a dramatic reduction 2 2FEMALE FEMALE FEMALE in paper usage. PARTNERS LEGALNON-LEGAL SCOPE 67% 0.71% 461t FB Rice offsets its carbon footprint.STAFF STAFF THREE 67%O GICAL W E L P E R U S A G 3.2t/employe e 0.03t/employ e eO L L A EH B P CARBON 0.00% 100%INITIATIVES: E CERTIFICATION: OFFSETS &CFSC RENEWABLESYPsychological support/EAP I NSMindfulness and StressG AL WELL 2,073kg 0%PManagement TrainingR U OK? DayI C B k g/e ycled NETprogramsSalary continuance S E mploycon 00t/employeeI 1 4 e R e n tY N e ct ePOLICY P H INITIATIVES: G ErgonomicsFitness and wellbeing awareness andCLISTAFFYSURVEYSpromotionFlu vaccinationsFruitE C N G Team events participation 2020 AusLSA R OFFICESboxesProactive health checksPOLICY SUSTAINABILITY PROFILE100% 100%LE W OR K STAFF X I B P L SURVEYS100% 100%L E INITIATIVES: A CFCareer break/Sabbaticals E Flexible hours of workFlexible% of\x1fce aworking comms and supportJobvailabilitysharingMulti Office choicePart time optionsPhased retirementPurchase LeaveReligious and Ceremonial Leave Study leaveRemote working tools and systemsTime in lieuUnpaid leave Volunteer leave Headcount: 144 (FTE)Floor Area: 2,794m2POLICY262 WEEKS WEEKS 100% Founded over sixty years ago, FB Rice is Australias leading independent intellectual property firm.BLEPAID PARENTAL LEAVE RETURN TO FB Rice is privately owned by the partners, does not have external shareholders or shares traded onI TA G I V OUR COMMUNITYPRIMARY SECONDARY WORK AFTER the stock market, and does not have a law firm within our practice. Nor is the firm aligned to anyRCARER CARER PARENTAL A ILEAVE one law firm. So intellectual property is our sole focus, which ensures the best possibleH INITIATIVES: N SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: development and protection for our clients intellectual property. We are experts in the protectionCCorporate donations G Internal appeals andSocial responsibility is not only a policy at FB Rice, it of intellectual property and we work with our clients to create strategies with high commercialcollectionsWorkplaceis ingrained into our way of working. impact.giving matchingWorkplace FB Rice brings together forward-thinking individuals from a range of disciplines andgiving programs Our active engagement with humanitarian and CT / RIS encourages them to look beyond the constraints of their own specialisation. Our expertiseL V O L U charitable causes is a defining feature of our OUR GOVERNANCE N D U K M encompasses biotechnology, chemistry, engineering, medical technology,G A N T IN DEVT people, and has been since the firm began. A pharmaceuticals, software and information technology and trade marks.E E We think that charities and not-for-profits are pillars SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:O N We provide coverage across all aspects of intellectual property prosecutionLBoardsOrganisedGIVING IN CORPORATE of our communities. This is reflected in both the INITIATIVES: E CORPORATE PARTICIPATIONC POLICY A R PROGRAM GIVINGpractice including:Preparation, filing and prosecution of patent applicationsN volunteering activitiesPaidorganisations with whom we work and the charities F G volunteer time for employees I N that we support. O in Australia and New ZealandOppositions in Australia and otherONE countriesInfringement, clearance and validity searches andG Most of our pro-bono and philanthropic programs E IN DEVTM opinionsFiling and prosecution of trade marks, registeredare started by our people, who have great passion D E designs and plant breeders rights. NON-PROFIT/ NON LEGAL PARTICIPATION and are keen to make a contribution to the O N COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERING IN NON LEGAL communities in which we live and work.CT PARTICIPATION ACTIVITIES VOLUNTEERINGIN DEVTCODE OF COMPLAINTS RISK BCP ORCONDUCT & GRIEVANCE MANAGEMENT ERPTRAINING MECHANISM PLAN IN DEVT STA NA L E G AL PRO B O N N O US RECO N C IU I BL O LS AIN M A N E Further E IH A information ATYG I G Tfrom AusLSA ILI R C E IB E The below icons provide limitedD OA P Y M INITIATIVES:O L information about the firms legal proN NI N P bono commitment. More extensiveICultural awareness trainingA R P E N information is reported by the Australian Pro Internship and employment programsT T Bono Centre and on individual firms websites.Non Legal volunteering and secondments US N TPro bono supportIS STRATEGYU POLICYS GPROMOTEDSUSTAINABLE STANDARDS STANDARDSMODERN FEDERAL IN DEVTSUPPLY CHAIN APPLY TO APPLY TOSLAVERY LEGISLATIONMANAGEMENT EXISTINGNEWPROGRAM PARTICIPATIONSUPPLIERSSUPPLIERS IN DEVT 105"