b'2023 AusLSAOUR PEOPLE OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCESUSTAINABILITY SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:PROFILE Our people programs focus on supporting our firm vision; to be aTo further our commitment to a sustainable future, we are market-leading Australian professional services business that ourcurrently undertaking the implementation of an clients choose for outstanding people, legal expertise and our abilityEnvironmental Management System with AusLSA.In this to connect. This vision guides everything we do. We take pride in ourprocess we have updated our Environmental Policy, created values-driven culture and see it as a differentiator for our clients andan Environmental Impacts Register and are currently finalising our people. Our most recent firm wide engagement survey revealedour Environmental Management Plan.An Environmental strong engagement across the firm. Our comprehensive learningSteering Committee and Environmental Working Group have framework defines clear development pathways focusing on buildingbeen established to drive and monitor actions, and implement capabilities across legal skills and knowledge; commercial acumenthe initiatives identified in the Environmental Management and leadership to sustain and grow high performing teams andPlan.Local Green Committees will also be formed to drive deliver great client service. We invest in leadership skills to uphold ainitiatives, educate and change behaviour at a local office standard of excellence for people managers, to facilitatelevel.The firms Environmental Management Plan focuses on collaboration and encourage strong contributions from all. We reviewreducing our environmental footprint through reducing and align our people processes and systems to ensure we attract topelectricity consumption, paper consumption and waste to talent, facilitate high performance and embed values-basedlandfill, and reviewing our supply chain policies and behaviour. We place strong emphasis on diversity and inclusion soprocedures.that we can harness the benefits of diverse thinking styles, skills, and experiences. We continue to embed workplace flexibility of all dimensions, health and wellbeing initiatives, attractive and equitable rewards and benefits, and facilitate mentoring, networking and career Sparke Helmore Lawyers development opportunities for all.Headcount:814 (FTE)Floor Area:14,096m2Number of Offices : 9.0We have come a long way since our doorsGENDER41% 63% 80% 70% CLIMATE opened in the Hunter in 1882, evolving EQUALITY ACTIONand expanding our capabilities and services to reflect the changing landscapeINITIATIVES: INITIATIVES: TelecommutingGreen Star rated buildings 4-6 starEnergy efficient and needs of our clients. Yet some things International Womens DayEmployer of Choice for Gender Equalityrefits undertakenSpecify energy efficient appliancesTeleconferencing remain constant - our ability to collaborate Pay Equity AmbassadorEquitable briefing pledge (e.g. CommBar/LCA)Hostfacilities and trainingPolicy on flight offsetsEarth HourEnd of or lead external programs and/or forumsFemale advancement, mentoring andtrip facilitiesNABERSs Energy RatingEfficient building and lighting and deliver results. Working togethercoachingInternal D&I networks or committeesautomationRenewable ElectricityEnergy audits in previous two yearseffectively lies at the heart of everything LSNSW Charter - Advancement of Womenwe do and achieve, whether its with ourGROSS EMISSIONSclients, people, suppliers, or communitiesINCLUSIVE660t - 0.81t per employee in which we serve.WORKPLACE 49% 0%330tAs a truly national, award-winning firm, weBUILDINGS 50%cover six core areas of law - CommercialINITIATIVES:0.0m 22t/Insurance, Corporate & Commercial, Recruitment and promotion for D&IInternal D&I networks or committees Government, Property Environment & Membership - DCAExternal D&I programs and/or forums hosting2.9% 46% Membership - Aust Network On DisabilityStaff Surveys - D&IMembership -TRAVEL 330tFinance, Insurance Statutory Lines andPride in DiversityTraining - LGBTQ+ awarenessIDAHOBITWear it Purple Day50%Workplace with more than 30 specialised Internal LGBTQ+ networks or committeesPro bono supportExternal LGBTQ+0 . 3 7t/e e em lo ypprograms hostingTraining - LGBTQ+ awarenessGender pronouns promotion areas of expertise. Were more than 850 Mardi GrasInterFirm eventspeople strong across nine offices,CARBON56%servicing an enviable client base ofOFFSETS & Australian and global organisations.FLEXIBLE14.0 4.0 87% RENEWABLES WORKPLACEOur collective vision and shared valuesNET EMISSIONSguide and inspire how we work at Sparke660t - 0.81t per employeeINITIATIVES: Helmore. Its what unites us - and enables Flexible work hoursPart time optionsJob sharingRemote working tools and us - to grow, transform, lead and connectsystemsSupport for flexible workingTime in lieuUnpaid leaveCarers leaveStudy leaveVolunteering leavePurchased leaveCareer breaksENVIRONMENTAL with one another.Phased retirementAdjusted KPIs after absencesDomestic violence leaveMANAGEMENT As a corporate citizen, we are responsiblePSYCHOLOGICAL for and committed to supporting work WELLBEINGpractices, policies, and initiatives that contribute positively to the welfare of ourRECYCLING100%people and the social fabric of our society.INITIATIVES: OFFICES R U OK? programPsychological support/ EAPTraining - Mental health awareness and managementSalary continuanceExternal mental health programs hostingDomestic violence strategyPAPER PHYSICAL USAGE WELLBEINGINITIATIVES:Paperlite office programFollow me printingRecycled paper purchase INITIATIVES:specificationPAPER CERTIFICATION:Ergonomics programFlu vaccinationsTeam eventsWellness awareness and Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certifiedNCOS Certified Carbon promotionOnsite fruit and healthy cateringHealth EAP NeutralOther CertificationsPEFC Australian Forestry standard'