b'2023 AusLSAOUR PEOPLE OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCESUSTAINABILITY SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:PROFILE Clayton Utz aims to minimise our use of resources, maximisePro bono work is fundamental to who we are as a firm and is anWe have a robust governance structure to support our risk re-use and recycle where possible; understanding ourentrenched part of our lawyers everyday practice. In FY23, wemanagement approach, with a Finance Risk and Audit impacts, measuring these and developing systems andprovided 49,423 pro bono hours, averaged at 57.6 pro bono hours perCommittee sub-committee as part of our firms Board, supported processes to minimise greenhouse gas emissions. We furtherlawyer, acted for 759 people, advised 921 more and 282 NFPs. by a Risk Management Team and Office of General Counsel. commit to incorporating sustainability into our strategicThe firm continued our established community partnerships with overOur approach to risk and governance is set out in our Risk decision making with respect to our premises, technology and18 charities across the country to address disadvantage and facilitateAppetite Statement and Risk Management Framework. Risk office furnishings and fittings to ensure reductions in ouraccess tojustice. In FY23, we celebrated 20 years of CommunityAppetite is embedded through our key policy documents carbon footprint.Connect and the Clayton Utz Foundation. Over 20 years, ourincluding our Partner Handbook, Employee Handbook, Risk We are carbon neutral and measure our emissions in line withFoundation has donated over $13.9 million, and our people haveManagement Handbook, ISMS and WHSMS. On-boarding the federal governments Climate Active Standard. We fullyfundraised over $2.2 million. In FY23 we continued to connect ourtraining and regular risk management training are provided to all offset our remaining emissions through the retirement ofpeople and put their resources, skills and enthusiasm to use. Thepartners and employees to ensure they are familiar with key carbon offset units eligible under that standard. We furtherClayton Utz Foundation donated over $632,700 to 44 charities, andpolicies and expectations. These training sessions are acknowledge that our consideration of environmental impactsour people fundraised $153,000. supplemented by regular risk management email alerts and extends to the products and services that we buy and weWe are developing First Nations cultural capability across our peoplecommunications. therefore seek to encourage our suppliers to adopt aand practice. We are committed to cultural safety, removing barriers,We have a genuine commitment to D&I. In particular, we were sustainable approach when working with the firm.and meeting the cultural needs of our people and workplace. Thisawarded the status of WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender In FY23, the firm met over 60% of its electricity needs fromyear the firm launched the First Nations Traineeship which saw 5Equality (2014-22) and AWEI LGBTIQ Inclusion Platinum Employer renewable sources through the purchase of 100% renewableTrainees commence their careers in our Sydney, Brisbane, andstatus for 2022. electricity for its Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra offices. Melbourne offices. The firm also procured over $429,800 in goodsWe also have a Cyber Security Board which oversees our and services from First Nations owned businesses.approach to information security. We are whole of firm ISO27001 certified as assessed by SAI Global. Clayton Utz has a mature crisis management, business continuity and disaster recovery approach, which is reviewed, updated and tested annually.CLIMATEINDIGENOUSCODE OF CONDUCT ACTIONRECONCILIATION /RISK MANAGEMENTINITIATIVES:INITIATIVES:Green Star rated buildings 4-6 starEnergy efficient refits undertaken Reconciliation Action PlanCultural awareness trainingNAIDOC WeekTeleconferencing facilities and trainingEarth HourRide to Work Day National Reconciliation WeekInternships and employmentFirst NationsEnd of trip facilitiesNABERSs Energy RatingEfficient building andProcurementPro bono supportVolunteering and secondmentsCollaboration lighting automationRenewable ElectricityVoluntary Carbon Offsets for reconciliationFunding and donationsSupply Nation MembershipCareerTrackers participationGROSS EMISSIONS SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY 2,768t - 2.1t per employeeNON LEGAL CHAIN MANAGEMENT VOLUNTEERING 42%0.44% 0.72% 713t26% INITIATIVES:NFP BoardsOrganised staff volunteeringPaid volunteer time 70% 3.0%Blood donationsStudent tutoring and mentoring 2,055tSkilled volunteering programCommunity volunteering SUPPLIER STANDARDS COVER:Human rightsEnvironmental impactsFair labour practices 74%Community developmentIndigenous inclusionGender equality 1 .5t/e e e 0 . 0 6t/e e eploy plo ym CHARITABLE Modern SlaveryDiversity and InclusionFraud bribery & corruptionm66% 100%GIVING 38%SUSTAINABILITYREPORTINGINITIATIVES:Firm donation programCharitable foundationWorkplace giving NET EMISSIONSMatched fundingfor employee donationsInternal appeals and collections 0t - 0t per employeeExternal charity events and appealsHost external charity events REPORTING COVERS: Website - ESG targets and performance informationWebsite - Environmental sustainability targets and performance LEGALinformation ENVIRONMENTAL Website - ESG commitments informationMANAGEMENTPRO BONOWebsite - Environmental sustainability commitments informationThese icons provide limited information about the INITIATIVES:firms legal pro bono commitment. More extensiveWorld Environment DayOffice green teamsinformation is reported by the Australian Pro BonoCitySwitch Green Office Centre and on individual firms websites.Click for further information from AusLSA:RECYCLING100% 83% 83% 83% OFFICESPAPER48,839 46% USAGE 3 R7 e tmploy e e cycont e nk g/e cledINITIATIVES:Paperlite office programGreen accredited paper purchase specificationFollow me printingRecycled paper purchase specificationPAPER CERTIFICATION:Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certifiedNCOS Certified Carbon NeutralPEFC Australian Forestry standard63'