b'2023 AusLSAOUR PEOPLE OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCESUSTAINABILITY SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:PROFILE In 2022 MinterEllison set the firms first climate target -Our Pro Bono and Community Investment Program (PB&CIP) is aMinterEllisons commitment to Responsible Business and NetZero 2030. The firm undertook a baseline emissionsfundamental component of our ESG strategy. This synergy extends tooperational ESG is reflected in our Responsible Procurement measurement working with specialist consultants, Pangolinour Diversity & Inclusion, Health & Wellbeing, Sustainability and RAPPolicy and to the Compliance Standards we share with our Associates. This baseline measurement together with acommitments. suppliers. We prioritise suppliers that share our ESG Third-Party audit conducted by Walker Wayland, and ourAs a purpose-driven organisation, MinterEllison and its peoplecommitments, including minimising the risk of Modern Emissions Reduction Strategy was provided to therecognise their ethical, social and professional responsibilities to useSlavery in supply chains, limiting and offsetting GHG Commonwealth Governments Climate Active Agency in Maytheir time and expertise to assist vulnerable members of ouromissions consistent with our Net Zero 2030 Target and, 2023. MinterEllison was awarded Climate Active Certificationcommunity and community organisations. Our commitment towherever possible delivering positive social impact as a carbon neutral organisation in July 2023. The firm is nowaddressing unmet need through the provision of pro bono legaloutcomes, including encouraging First Nations economic undertaking its second emissions measurement and activelyservices is the core element of our social impact strategy. Weempowerment. We regularly report our procurement and working to reduce its GHG emissions consistent with our ERS. prioritise long-term community partnerships featuring a blend of probroader ESG outcomes internally and externally, for example Where our electricity does not form part of our lease, we usebono legal work, volunteering, financial assistance and in-kindour RAP outcomes to Reconciliation Australia, our Net Zero 100% green energy. We aim to minimise our use andsupport. We also provide significant pro bono assistance towardscommitments to Climate Active and our Workplace Diversity maximise our re-use of resources; challenge our landlords togrowing the social enterprise sector. Through PB&CIP, MinterEllisonand Inclusion outcomes to WGEA and the AWE Index. provide green alternatives. We continue to seek newseeks to inspire its people and those with whom it works. Further, our pro bono contributions to the Community are opportunities to improve our environmental performance andreported to the Australian Pro Bono Centre. More broadly, reporting progress to our clients and the wider community.Our PB&CIP is central to how we create sustainable value andacross the firm our internal governance practices, are We are committed to assessing impacts of our purchasingtangible benefits for our pro bono clients, our people and ouroverseen by our Office of General Counsel, our Chief Risk decisions by purchasing products that: minimise greenhousecommunities. It focuses on the key areas of homelessness (includingOfficer and our Partnership Board, including workplace gas emissions; maximise sustainability; utilise sustainabledomestic and family violence), human rights and access to justice,practices and safety, confidentiality, information security, content in production; are recyclable at life end; minimise theempowering young people, First Nations empowerment anddiversity and inclusion, ethical business practices, community use of water; minimise toxicity; and source from producersreconciliation and social enterprises. In FY23, over 63,500 hours ofinvolvement; regulatory, including tax compliance.and/or suppliers with a proven record of environmentalpro bono legal services were provided by MinterEllison lawyers.management and product stewardship.CLIMATEINDIGENOUSCODE OF CONDUCT ACTIONRECONCILIATION /RISK MANAGEMENTINITIATIVES:INITIATIVES:TelecommutingGreen Star rated buildings 4-6 starEnergy efficient Reconciliation Action PlanCultural awareness trainingNAIDOC Weekrefits undertakenSpecify energy efficient appliancesTeleconferencingNational Reconciliation WeekInternships and employmentScholarships and facilities and trainingEarth HourEnd of trip facilitiesNABERSsstudent mentoringFirst Nations ProcurementPro bono supportCollaboration Energy RatingClimate Active - Carbon NeutralEfficient building andfor reconciliationFunding and donationsSupply Nation Membershiplighting automationRenewable ElectricityVoluntary Carbon OffsetsSUSTAINABLE SUPPLY GROSS EMISSIONS NON LEGAL CHAIN MANAGEMENT2,390t - 0.96t per employee VOLUNTEERING %0% 1.3% 729t30% INITIATIVES:NFP BoardsOrganised staff volunteeringStudent tutoring and mentoringSecondments to NFPsSkilled volunteering programCommunity volunteeringArts supportCPD for community sector lawyers SUPPLIER STANDARDS COVER: 66% 3.7% 1,661tHuman rightsEnvironmental impactsFair labour practicesFair consumer and competition practicesCommunity development0 0 70% CHARITABLEIndigenous inclusionGender equalityModern SlaveryDiversity and . 6 3t/e e e . 0 4t/e e em lo y m lo yp pGIVING % InclusionFraud bribery & corruption69% 100%SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES:Firm donation programWorkplace givingMatched fundingfor employee REPORTINGdonationsInternal appeals and collectionsExternal charity events and appealsNET EMISSIONS0t - 0t per employee REPORTING COVERS:LEGAL Standalone ESG/ sustainability reportStandalone environmental sustainability reportWebsite - ESG targets and performancePRO BONO informationWebsite - ESG commitments informationENVIRONMENTALThese icons provide limited information about theMANAGEMENT firms legal pro bono commitment. More extensive information is reported by the Australian Pro Bono INITIATIVES:Centre and on individual firms websites. Office green teams Click for further information from AusLSA:RECYCLING100% 100% 88% 88% OFFICESPAPER65,491 7.9% USAGE 2 R6 e tmploy e e cycont e nk g/e cledINITIATIVES:Paperlite office programGreen accredited paper purchase specificationFollow me printingPAPER CERTIFICATION:Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certifiedNCOS Certified Carbon NeutralPEFC Australian Forestry standard127'