b'2023 AusLSAOUR PEOPLE OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCESUSTAINABILITY SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:PROFILE Thomson Geers people are core to the success of our business. TheThomson Geer recognises its responsibility to make a law is an incredibly rewarding profession, but we recognise that it canmeaningful commitment to minimise the impact of its also be demanding. For this reason, we aim to maintain anoperations on the environment and to use the resources environment that is flexible, friendly, personable, collegiate andconsumed in delivering professional services to its clients in professionally stimulating. the most efficient way possible. We firmly believe in equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. It isAs with most professional services companies, our major inherent to the way we operate and is reflected in the firms Diversityenvironmental impacts occur through our everyday activities, and Inclusion Statement. We are proud to participate in a number ofwhich is why we have implemented a range of environment initiatives to advance the interests of women, as well as being ainitiatives. member of the Australian Network on Disability and Diverse WomenThese include the implementation of a Less Paper Policy in Law.which has reduced our use of paper by over half, electronic Maintaining legal knowledge both broadly and in specific areas is ofcorrespondence and invoicing, default double sided printing, key importance. Thomson Geer delivers a comprehensive trainingrecycling, automatic sleep mode for computers, and sensor and development program and all staff attend the various legal andlighting. non-legal seminars and courses on offer. We also supportWe consider the environmental impact of our procurement of opportunities to undertake external study.goods and services and seek to source legal and We also know that wellbeing has a significant impact on motivation,environmentally acceptable sources.morale and performance at work. Our wellbeing@work programWe consider the energy rating of the building as a part of our provides a range of resources and tools for our people so that they Thomson Geer can maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle. choice of new tenancy requirements. All of our offices are in at least a five star NABERS rated building.Headcount:600 (FTE)Floor Area:11,823m2Number of Offices : 6 GENDER30% 52% 78% 64% CLIMATE Thomson Geer is a major Australian EQUALITY ACTIONcorporate law firm.INITIATIVES: We are trusted by companies,INITIATIVES: TelecommutingGreen Star rated buildings 4-6 starEnergy efficient governments and institutions to act for International Womens DayEquitable briefing pledge (e.g. CommBar/LCA)refits undertakenSpecify energy efficient appliancesTeleconferencing their commercial and legal interests. Host or lead external programs and/or forumsFemale advancement, mentoringfacilities and trainingEarth HourEnd of trip facilitiesNABERSs and coachingTraining - Gender awareness unconscious biasGender sensitiveEnergy RatingEfficient building and lighting automationForced With more than 650 people, including overpromotion and recruitmentEqual pay controlsWomen on Boards computer shutdown140 partners, operating out of our offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth,INCLUSIVEGROSS EMISSIONSAdelaide and Canberra, we are one of the WORKPLACE 786t - 1.3t per employee 10 largest firms operating in Australia. Thomson Geer is a full service firm and70% 0% 554tmany of the firms practitioners areINITIATIVES:BUILDINGS 71%acknowledged as leading lawyers in their Recruitment and promotion for D&IExternal D&I programs and/or forums0.0m 25t/fields. hostingTraining - Awareness and unconscious biasMembership - Aust Network On Disability0% 29% 231tThomson Geer provides a full range ofTRAVEL 29%corporate legal services to clients acrossFLEXIBLE0 . 3 7t/e e ethe public and private sectors. Our affiliate26 2.0 85% po ym l WORKPLACEgovernment relations consultancy TGCARBON0%Public Affairs provides first class, tri- OFFSETS & partisan public affairs advice to blue chipINITIATIVES:RENEWABLESforeign and Australian corporations. Flexible work hoursPart time optionsJob sharingRemote working tools and Thomson Geer has built a major AustraliansystemsSupport for flexible workingTime in lieuUnpaid leaveCarers leaveNET EMISSIONS Study leaveVolunteering leavePurchased leaveCareer breaksPhased law firm around the principles of qualityretirementAdjusted KPIs after absencesSabbaticalsDomestic violence leave786t - 1.3t per employeeand value. Add to that a unique ability to Family and fertility leaveprovide insights into the Australian policy and public affairs system, and we are wellPSYCHOLOGICALENVIRONMENTAL suited to the times.WELLBEINGMANAGEMENTINITIATIVES:R U OK? programPsychological support/ EAPTraining - Mental health awareness and management RECYCLING100% OFFICESPHYSICALWELLBEINGPAPERUSAGEINITIATIVES:Ergonomics programProactive health checksFlu vaccinationsGym membershipsTeam eventsWellness awareness and promotionSubsidisedINITIATIVES: health insuranceOnsite fruit and healthy cateringHealth EAPPaperlite office programGreen accredited paper purchase specificationFollow me printingRecycled paper purchase specificationPAPER CERTIFICATION:PEFC Australian Forestry standard'