b"2021 AusLSA OUR PEOPLE OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCESUSTAINABILITYSUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: PROFILE At FB Rice, we take our corporate citizenship seriously, and ourFB Rice has for some years measured its environmentalSocial responsibility is not only a policy at FB Rice, it is ingrainedThe FB Rice group is formally governed by the Executive commitment to the communities in which we work is central tofootprint. Measurement includes working with our partner,into our way of working. Our active engagement withBoard consisting of the Managing Partner and three the way we engage with clients, staff and suppliers. Most of ourPangolin Associates, to determine the greenhouse gashumanitarian and charitable causes is a de\x1fning feature of ourother elected Partners operating under formally pro-bono and philanthropic programs are started by our people,(GHG) emissions and other impacts from our businesspeople, and has been since the \x1frm began. We think thatdelegated authority. As part of their induction, all new who have great passion and are keen to make a contribution tooperations, including cooling and heating our of\x1fces,charities and not-for-pro\x1fts are pillars of our communities. This isemployees are taken through the values and code of the communities in which we live and work.business travel and electricity used for our computers. FBre\x1eected in both the organisations with whom we work and theconduct for FB Rice. This is further instilled through the Pro bono IP services play an important role in our portfolio ofRice has moved to E-\x1fles rather than paper based \x1flescharities that we support. Most of our pro-bono andformal Continuing Professional Education program.work, with the Northcott Institute, Cystic Fibrosis Australia, thewhich has lead to a dramatic reduction in paper usage. FBphilanthropic programs are started by our people, who have International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines, and theRice offsets its carbon footprint. great passion and are keen to make a contribution to the Childrens Hospital Westmead as some of our longstanding procommunities in which we live and work.bono clients. FB Rice actively engages with and supports many humanitarian and charitable causes through monthly charity fundraisers and participation in events such as Australias Biggest Morning Tea. MS Gong Ride, The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, Australian Wildlife Conservancy, RPA Newborn Care, Riding for The Disabled Assoc, Orange Sky and Domestic Violence Victoria Firm: FB Rice are just some of the causes we support. We also regularly have teams volunteering their time for events including Oxfam Headcount: 153 (FTE) Trailwalker, and support employees in these efforts through paid Floor Area: 2,919m 2 volunteer time.Founded over seventy years ago, FB Rice is Australias leading independent intellectual property \x1frm. FB Rice is privately owned by the partners, does not have external shareholders or shares traded on the stock market, and does not have a law \x1frm within our practice. Nor is the \x1frm aligned to any one law \x1frm. So intellectualGENDERPOLICY 29% 50% 86% GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS INDIGENOUSPOLICY CODE OF CONDUCT POLICYproperty is our sole focus, which ensuresEQUALITY FEMALE FEMALE FEMALE RECONCILIATION /RISK MANAGEMENTthe best possible development andGROSS EMISSIONSPARTNERS LEGALNON-LEGAL IN DEVTprotection for our clients' intellectualSTAFF STAFF 196t1.3t/employeeproperty. We are experts in the protectionINITIATIVES: INITIATIVES: Employer of Choice for Gender EqualityGender sensitive promotion and Cultural awareness trainingNAIDOC WeekPro bono support of intellectual property and we work withrecruitmentInternal networks or committeesInternational Women's Day80% 0.00% 0.80%Volunteering and secondments CODE OF COMPLAINTS RISK BCP OR159t CONDUCT & GRIEVANCE MANAGEMENT ERPour clients to create strategies with high Female advancement, mentoring and coachingTraining - Gender awarenessBUILDINGS TRAINING MECHANISM PLAN IN DEVTunconscious bias 81%commercial impact. FB Rice brings0.05t/m2 NON LEGALtogether forward-thinking individuals fromD 0.00% 17.9% 0.90% VOLUNTEERING SUSTAINABLE SUPPLYa range of disciplines and encouragesINCLUSIVEI POLICY L POLICYV G 37t CHAIN MANAGEMENTthem to look beyond the constraints ofWORKPLACE E B TRAVEL NON-PROFIT/ NON LEGALR T 0 19% COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERINGtheir own specialisation.I Q 3t/e oy e e 0 1t/e ploy e e INITIATIVES: PARTICIPATION ACTIVITIES. 0S I 2 .mpl mT +Y PUBLISHED PUBLISHEDBoardsCharity events and appealsCommunity VolunteeringOrganised Our expertise encompasses biotechnology,INITIATIVES: volunteeringPaid volunteer timeStudent tutoring and mentoringchemistry, engineering, medical DCA membershipInternal networks or committeesTraining - CulturalCARBON 0% 100% MODERN FEDERALawareness unconscious biasWear it Purple Day OFFSETS & SLAVERY LEGISLATIONtechnology, pharmaceuticals, software andPROGRAM PARTICIPATIONRENEWABLES CHARITABLE IN DEVTinformation technology and trade marks.GIVING IN DEVTWe provide coverage across all aspectsFLEXIBLEPOLICY NET EMISSIONS266WEEKS WEEKS 100% CORPORATE PARTICIPATION SUSTAINABILITY of intellectual property prosecutionWORKPLACE 0t0t/employee GIVING CORPORATEpractice including:PRIMARY SECONDARY RETURN TO INITIATIVES: PROGRAM GIVING REPORTINGWORK AFTER Preparation, \x1fling and prosecution ofPUBLISHED CARER CARER PARENTALCorporate donationsInternal Appeals and CollectionsMatched workplaceINITIATIVES: LEAVE givingWorkplace giving PROMOTEDpatent applications in Australia and Career break /SabbaticalsCarer's leaveFlexible work hoursFlexibleENVIRONMENTAL POLICYNew Zealandworking promotion and supportJob sharingPart time optionsPhasedMANAGEMENT Oppositions in Australia and otherretirementPurchased leaveReligious and ceremonial leaveRemoteENV. LEGAL STRATEGYworking tools and systemsStudy leaveTime in lieuUnpaid leave IMPROVEMENTcountriesVolunteer leave PUBLISHED TARGET PRO BONO Infringement, clearance and validityINITIATIVES:Solar Light challengeEarth HourGreen Star building 4-6 starThese icons provide limited information about the \x1frms searches and opinions World Environment Day legal pro bono commitment. More extensiveFiling and prosecution of trade marks,PSYCHOLOGICALPOLICY information is reported by the Australian Pro Bono registered designs and plant breeders'WELLBEING Centre and on individual \x1frms websites.STAFFRECYCLING100% 100% 100% 100% Further informationrights. SURVEYS(OFFICES) from AusLSAINITIATIVES: Mental health training and internal supportMental Health Of\x1fce Champion% of\x1fce availability Psychological support/ EAPResilience and stress management trainingR U OK? programsSalary continuance PAPER 429kg 0%USAGE2 R tPHYSICALPOLICY .8kg/employee ec cled con ny teWELLBEING PAPER CERTIFICATION:STAFF PEFCFSCNCOSSURVEYS INITIATIVES:Cooking ClubErgonomicsWellness awareness and promotionFlu vaxFruit boxesProactive health checksTeam eventsWork based exercise sessions"