b'2023 AusLSAOUR PEOPLE OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCESUSTAINABILITY SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS:PROFILE Gilbert + Tobin is committed to outstanding corporateGilbert + Tobins largest community contribution is through ourGilbert + Tobin has a board responsible for overall firm citizenship. This means we take responsibility for thenational pro bono practice. Our work focuses on issues affecting Firstgovernance. Our board currently has 47% women environmental impacts of our business, particularly in relationNations peoples, refugees and asylum seekers, people withrepresentation. The board meets monthly and all operational to climate and biodiversity.disabilities and human rights matters. In FY2023, we completedgroups submit monthly reports. G+T also has a Corporate We have been on the pathway to net zero for over a decade.30,793 hours of pro bono work - an average of 57 hours per lawyer,Social Responsibility Committee, Pro Bono Committee, Risk We began comprehensively measuring, offsetting andconservatively valued at over $17 million.Committee and People Leaders Group which govern their publicly reporting our GHG emissions in FY2018 through theWe engage with First Nations communities through our reconciliationrespective areas and report into the Board. G+T conducts Australian Government Climate Active carbon neutralwork, which focuses on cadetships for First Nations law students,quarterly operations compliance reviews to test and report program. Our GHG emissions have decreased 64% over thecareer development for First Nations lawyers, procurement from Firston internal processes and activities. four years between FY2018 and FY2022, driven by the firmNations businesses, mentoring for First Nations students and eliminating scope 2 emissions by becoming 100% renewableanti-racism. We are public proponents of the Uluru Statement from in FY2020. Gilbert + Tobin maintains Climate Active carbonthe Heart and the campaign for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait neutral organisation and service certifications as part of ourIslander Voice to Parliament. We support organisations that work to strategy to mitigate emissions on the path to net zero. Weempower First Nations people, including the North Australian purchase Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs), Verra CCBAboriginal Justice Agency, Cape York Partnership, Ngak Min Health carbon credits and renewable energy to offset our scope 3Service, Womens Justice Network, Shine for Kids, The Hello Initiative emissions. As Gilbert + Tobin has negligible scope 1and Tribal Warrior. emissions and has eliminated scope 2 emissions, our focus isWe are principal sponsor of the G+T Centre of Public Law at the on the more than 99% of our emissions that are in scope 3. University of NSW. The Centre plays an independent role in public We have undertaken net zero modelling under the SBTidebate on a range of issues vital to Australias future including Corporate Net Zero Standard and are currently researchingCharters of Rights, reconciliation, constitutional recognition and and developing an emissions reduction strategy that aligns, asnative title. much as possible, with the model.CLIMATEINDIGENOUSCODE OF CONDUCT ACTIONRECONCILIATION /RISK MANAGEMENTINITIATIVES:TelecommutingEnergy efficient refits undertakenNationalINITIATIVES: Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGERs) compliant reportingSpecify Cultural awareness trainingNAIDOC WeekNational Reconciliation Weekenergy efficient appliancesTeleconferencing facilities and training Internships and employmentScholarships and student mentoring Earth HourEnd of trip facilitiesClimate Active ProgramNABERSs First Nations ProcurementPro bono supportVolunteering and secondmentsEnergy RatingClimate Active - Carbon NeutralEfficient building andCollaboration for reconciliationFunding and donationslighting automationRenewable ElectricityVoluntary Carbon OffsetsIndigenous Business MonthSupply Nation Membership SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY GROSS EMISSIONS NON LEGAL CHAIN MANAGEMENT1,300t - 1.5t per employee VOLUNTEERING 7.0%0.12% 0.50% 8.0t0.61% INITIATIVES:NFP BoardsOrganised staff volunteeringPaid volunteer timeStudent tutoring and mentoringSecondments to NFPsSkilled volunteering program95% 4.8%Community volunteeringCPD for community sector lawyers1,292t SUSTAINABILITY 1 0 99%.4t/e e . 0 7t/e e e CHARITABLE oy e m lo yREPORTINGpl pGIVING 6.0%m100% 100%REPORTING COVERS:INITIATIVES: Website - ESG commitments informationWebsite - EnvironmentalFirm donation programCharitable foundationWorkplace givingMatchedsustainability commitments informationCDP Reportingfundingfor employee donationsInternal appeals and collectionsExternal NET EMISSIONS charity events and appealsHost external charity events0t - 0t per employeeLEGAL ENVIRONMENTAL PRO BONO MANAGEMENTThese icons provide limited information about the firms legal pro bono commitment. More extensive information is reported by the Australian Pro Bono INITIATIVES:Centre and on individual firms websites. Office green teamsCitySwitch Green OfficeClick for further RECYCLING100% 100% 100% 100% information from AusLSA: OFFICESPAPER25,857 0% USAGE 2 R9 e tmploy e e ccont e nk g/e ycledINITIATIVES:Paperlite office programGreen accredited paper purchase specificationFollow me printingPAPER CERTIFICATION:Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certifiedNCOS Certified Carbon NeutralPEFC Australian Forestry standard67'