b'2021 AusLSA OUR PEOPLE OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCESUSTAINABILITYSUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: PROFILE BN continually strives to provide a workplace which is supportiveWe believe that every organisation must play its role toWe recognise our obligation to contribute positively to theBN\'s Board of Management meet on a monthly basis and of its people, where individuals are happy to come to work andreduce its impact on the environment and we strive forcommunities in which we live and work, and as such areare responsible for reviewing performance and which enables everyone to reach their full potential. We aim tomore sustainable work practices.committed to making a positive social impact.overseeing the general operations, strategy, compliance, foster the development of our people through structuredBN aims to minimise our environmental impact andThrough our corporate social responsibility program, the Impactrisk and governance of the \x1frm, with the support of an mentoring, continued education and de\x1fned career paths. Wereduce the carbon footprint of our business though aProject, we commit our time and resources to pro bono legalAudit and Risk committee. also promote a culture in which we\'re respectful, everyone isrange of environmental initiatives and the ongoingwork, community giving and volunteering. Pro bono work is anThe \x1frm maintains professional indemnity insurance approachable, teamwork is encouraged and contributions aredevelopment of our sustainability program framework.integral part of BNs CSR plan and our lawyers are committed toabove the required minimum as well as business valued.Our of\x1fces currently address these impacts through:providing high quality legal assistance in areas of unmet legalcontinuance, directors and of\x1fcers\' liability and cyber Our efforts have resulted in the \x1frm having a low staff turnoverdouble-sided printing, paper-lite programs, energyneed, with an emphasis on work that will have a long-terminsurances. We have an emergency management, and the creation of an environment which our staff describe asef\x1fcient lights, sensor lighting on all \x1eoors, recycling of ITimpact and address systemic legal problems affectingdisaster recovery and business continuity plan, and professional, friendly and energetic. Looking at the last 12waste including computers and toner cartridges, recyclingdisadvantaged, marginalised or vulnerable people. As aundertake regular testing of the disaster recovery contact months the \x1frm has introduced a more \x1eexible approach to workboxes at all desks, green waste and recycling bins in oursignatory to the National Pro Bono Target, our lawyers aim tolist. BN has robust technology platforms which are giving staff the ability to work from home and also have \x1eexibilitykitchens, and the use of earth friendly cleaningvolunteer 35+ hours of pro bono legal work annually.regularly penetration tested with full risk assessments in relation to their working hours. The \x1frm has also continued it\'sproducts.Furthermore, our staff actively participate in charitableconducted. Staff also receive regular cyber awareness D&I efforts through our BNcluded program which is focused onAs a national \x1frm with six of\x1fces throughout Australia, wefundraising and volunteering initiatives for numerous communityupdates and training. building a more diverse work environment and inclusive culture.further minimise our carbon footprint through increasingorganisations. In 2019, Impact Project announced a communityTo promote and maintain professional standards, the \x1frm We have also run surveys and interviewed staff in order touse of video and teleconferencing technologies, whilepartnership with Shoreline (previously the Junior Indigenousconducts regular CLE sessions for all staff. The \x1frm also understand and act on employee feedback in order to create a Firm: Barry.Nilsson.Lawyers better workplace. opening up and improving communications betweenMarine and Environmental Cadets Program (JIME)) and pledgedhas clearly de\x1fned and documented policies and of\x1fces.to raise $200,000 over two years to enable the educationalprocedures, with new staff undergoing an extensive Headcount: 299 (FTE) program to expand nationally. As at the date of publishing, weinduction program which outlines \x1frm values, culture, BN is committed to making the environment a bigger part Floor Area: 6,149m 2 of the conversation by encouraging staff to share ideasare nearly half-way towards achieving this target. policies and protocols. As part of our ongoing about what further steps can be taken at a national andcommitment to the health and wellbeing of all staff, we of\x1fce level to develop and encourage adherence to ourhave an Employee Assistance Program available and Barry.Nilsson. (BN) is a national law \x1frmsustainability objectives. throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there have specialising in Insurance & Health andbeen regular "check in" calls with all staff from a member Family & Estate Planning. As a \x1frm, andof our People and Culture team.individually, we recognise our obligation to contribute positively to the communities in which we live and conduct our business, and our national growth has provided the opportunity toGENDER47% 66% 90% GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS INDIGENOUSPOLICY RAP CODE OF CONDUCT POLICYexpand our positive social impact.EQUALITY FEMALE FEMALE FEMALE RECONCILIATION /RISK MANAGEMENTGROSS EMISSIONS IN DEVTWe live our values of trustworthiness,PARTNERS LEGALNON-LEGAL IN DEVTdedication, excellence and loyaltySTAFF STAFF 328t1.1t/employeeINITIATIVES: INITIATIVES:through all that we do, and view socially Internal networks or committeesInternational Women\'s DayLCA Diversity NAIDOC WeekNational Reconciliation WeekScholarships and student 90% 0.00% 0.50% CODE OF COMPLAINTS RISK BCP ORresponsible behaviour as good businessand Inclusion CharterTraining - Gender awareness unconscious bias 296t mentoring CONDUCT & GRIEVANCE MANAGEMENT ERPpractice and an enlightened way to liveBUILDINGS 90% TRAINING MECHANISM PLANand work.INCLUSIVED POLICY L POLICY 0.05t/m2 NON LEGALI G IN DEVT SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY POLICYWe seek to foster an environment thatWORKPLACE V B 0.00% 9.2% 0.60% VOLUNTEERINGER T 32t CHAIN MANAGEMENTS Ivalues and encourages diversity, respectsI Q TRAVEL NON-PROFIT/ NON LEGAL PARTICIPATIONT + 0 0 10% COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERINGIN NON LEGALsocial and cultural differences andINITIATIVES: Y .0 1t/e oy e e .0 1t/employ e e INITIATIVES: PARTICIPATION ACTIVITIES VOLUNTEERINGmplprovides everyone with equal DCA membershipInternal networks or committeesLCA Diversity and Blood donationsBoardsCharity events and appealsOrganised opportunity to achieve their fullEquality CharterPartnership with JIME/ShorelineD&I staff surveysTrainingNET EMISSIONS volunteering - Cultural awareness unconscious biasWear it Purple Day SUSTAINABLE STANDARDS STANDARDSpotential.328t1.1t/employee SUPPLY CHAIN APPLY TO APPLY TOMANAGEMENT EXISTINGNEW We are proud of our corporate socialCHARITABLE SUPPLIERS SUPPLIERSFLEXIBLEPOLICY IN DEVT SUPPLIER STANDARD COVER:responsibility program, Impact Project,162 GIVINGHuman RightsEnvironmental ImpactsCommunity Development WORKPLACE WEEKS WEEKS 93% ENVIRONMENTAL POLICYwhich encourages and facilitates aCORPORATE PARTICIPATIONIndigenous InclusionGender EqualityRETURN TO MANAGEMENT GIVING CORPORATE\x1frm-wide culture of making a positivePRIMARY SECONDARY WORK AFTER PROGRAM GIVINGCARER CARER PARENTAL INITIATIVES:difference through our chosenINITIATIVES: LEAVECorporate donationsExternal charity events and appealsInternal Appeals partnerships. Career break /SabbaticalsCarer\'s leaveFlexible work hoursFortnightlyINITIATIVES: and CollectionsMatched workplace givingFriday afternoon offReligious and ceremonial leaveJob sharingPart timeNabers Energy and Water ratingsCitySwitch Green Of\x1fceEarth We do this through four streams: prooptionsPurchased LeaveRemote working tools and systemsStudy leaveHourECO-BuyGreen Star building 4-6 starNGERs compliant bono; community giving and non legal Time in lieuUnpaid leave reportingWorld Environment Day LEGAL STRATEGYvolunteering; environmental impact andPRO BONOsustainability; and IndigenousPSYCHOLOGICALPOLICY RECYCLING100% 83% 83% 83% These icons provide limited information about theGOAL SETPRO BONOparticipation. BN recognises theseWELLBEING \x1frms legal pro bono commitment. More extensiveCENTRE(OFFICES) TARGETinitiatives as a vital aspect of the \x1frm\'sSTAFFinformation is reported by the Australian Pro Bono social responsibility, culture and identity. SURVEYS% of\x1fce availability Centre and on individual \x1frms websites.INITIATIVES: Further information Mental Health Awareness Week Mental health training and internal support PAPER 16,511kg 85% from AusLSA BNWell programRegular newslettersMAF Walk for Awareness sponsorshipDomestic Violence policy including paid leavePsychological support/ EAPUSAGE55kg/e ee R e ycled ntmploy cconte Resilience and stress management trainingR U OK? programsMinds Count TJMF Guidelines PAPER CERTIFICATION: FSCNCOSPEFCPHYSICAL WELLBEINGSTAFF INITIATIVES: SURVEYSDiscount health insuranceErgonomicsWellness awareness and promotionFlu vaxFruit boxesTeam eventsWork based exercise sessions'