b'2023 AusLSAOUR PEOPLE OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCESUSTAINABILITY SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:PROFILE Climate change is a material issue for DLA Piper, and wereOur focus is on using our legal skills to make society a moreThe Board is responsible for oversight of strategies and committed to doing our part to limit global warming to 1.5Csustainable, stable, and equal place, diversifying the legal profession,policies, including those related to economic, environmental, above pre-industrial levels both through a credibleand ensuring that all parts of our operations support positive societaland social topics. The Board is responsible for setting the programme of operational decarbonisation and by helpingtransformation. firms strategy, vision and values and the Executive is our clients transition to, and thrive in, a more sustainableUnderstanding our social footprint and shaping our actionresponsible for developing these, engaging with relevant future. We have science-based targets in place to halve ouraccordingly is an ongoing process. Were continuing to build ourstakeholders, including the Board, during the process.emissions by 2030 and to achieve net zero carbon emissionsknowledge so we can focus on the areas where we can make theThe Managing Partner reports at least half-yearly to the across all three scopes by 2040. biggest difference and maximise our impact over the long term. Board on progress against the firms Sustainability and ESG We are developing a methodology to measure the impact ofOur investment focuses on areas where we have the most resourcesstrategy and ambitions. our client advice on the Paris Agreement goals andand expertise, and which most affect our sector, our communities,Additionally, the Board holds two strategy sessions jointly developing our climate transition plan. and our people. with the Executive each year, which include coverage of Biodiversity and climate change are closely interrelated,These include: Sustainability and ESG-related topics. therefore its important for us to understand broaderThis year we launched a new supplier management platform biodiversity impacts and challenges as well as support our increasing access to education and opportunity in the legal which will allow us to deeply understand our supply chain, clients to navigate biodiversity-related challenges. profession mitigating modern slavery, and uplifting diverse businesses. We also recognise that climate change is not only an promoting social justice and capacity building through legal advice.environmental problem,but also a social one. Its importantWe are now also monitoring and reporting our societal impact in line that the world transitions to a low carbon world in a way thatswith the B4SI framework which helps us to understand the impact of inclusive and equitable, avoiding benefiting some people atour investments in community. the expense of others. CLIMATEINDIGENOUSCODE OF CONDUCT ACTIONRECONCILIATION /RISK MANAGEMENTINITIATIVES:INITIATIVES:TelecommutingGreen Star rated buildings 4-6 starTeleconferencing Reconciliation Action PlanCultural awareness trainingNAIDOC Week facilities and trainingEarth HourEnd of trip facilitiesNABERSs National Reconciliation WeekInternships and employmentScholarships and Energy RatingEfficient building and lighting automationRenewablestudent mentoringFirst Nations ProcurementPro bono support ElectricityEnergy audits in previous two yearsCollaboration for reconciliationFunding and donationsIndigenous Business MonthIndigenous Literacy DaySupply Nation MembershipCareerTrackers GROSS EMISSIONS participation SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY 3,034t - 5.7t per employeeNON LEGAL CHAIN MANAGEMENT0.005% 0.15%VOLUNTEERING %725t24%INITIATIVES:NFP BoardsOrganised staff volunteeringPaid volunteer time 75% 0.71%Blood donationsStudent tutoring and mentoringCommunity volunteering 2,309tArts support SUPPLIER STANDARDS COVER: 4 0 76%Human rightsEnvironmental impactsFair labour practices .3t/e e e . 0 4t/e e ey po yFair consumer and competition practicesCommunity development plo m lmCHARITABLE Indigenous inclusionGender equalityModern Slavery 0% 0%GIVING %Diversity and InclusionFraud bribery & corruptionSUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES: REPORTINGNET EMISSIONSFirm donation programMatched fundingfor employee donations 3,034t - 5.7t per employeeInternal appeals and collectionsExternal charity events and appealsHost external charity eventsREPORTING COVERS: Standalone ESG/ sustainability reportWebsite - ESG targets and performance informationWebsite - Environmental sustainability targets ENVIRONMENTALLEGALand performance informationWebsite - ESG commitments informationMANAGEMENTPRO BONOWebsite - Environmental sustainability commitments informationUN Global compact and SDGsCDP ReportingINITIATIVES:These icons provide limited information about theOffice green teamsSustainability Advantagefirms legal pro bono commitment. More extensive (NSW)CitySwitch Green Office information is reported by the Australian Pro Bono Centre and on individual firms websites.Click for further RECYCLING99% 99% 100% 99% information from AusLSA: OFFICESPAPER14,695 36% USAGE 2 R7 e tmploy e e cycont e nk g/e cledINITIATIVES:Green accredited paper purchase specificationFollow me printingRecycled paper purchase specificationPAPER CERTIFICATION:Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certifiedNCOS Certified Carbon NeutralOther CertificationsPEFC Australian Forestry standard65'