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 are our greatest asset and we bring together lawyers ofBy driving sustainable initiatives through our own operations the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experienceand by supporting our clients we are working to build a more and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need,resilient and sustainable future globally. Ashurst established supported by exceptional business services teams. As a global firm,the firms first set of Sustainability Goals in 2021 using the UN Ashurst is committed to being an outstanding employer of choice forSustainable Development Goals as a framework and guide. all of our people and being the best advisor to our clients. We aim toThese goals included a 20% reduction in emissions from provide diverse and inclusive workplaces supporting talenttravel, a 30% reduction in paper usage and a 20% development, wellbeing, innovation, and flexibility. We are focusedimprovement in water, utility and energy usage efficiencies by on developing a high performance culture and a distinctive people2023 (from a 2019 baseline). Ashurst has also transitioned to and client experience to attract, develop and retain the best talent inrenewable energy in 100% of our Australian managed offices, our industry. We continue to adapt to hybrid ways of working and seewith plans to expand this where possible throughout the this to be a sustainable way of working into the future to support ourGlobal network. people, our clients and the communities that we operate in. Ashurst is also taking steps to build consensus and understanding about our role in reducing climate change, as evidenced by our ESG Matters Podcasts and our internal COP Academy.Ashurst has now progressed to committing to net zero Science Based Targets. While our focus remains on absolute emissions reductions across our entire value chain, Ashurst Ashurst has also been certified as Carbon Neutral since 2020. Ashurst is committed to ongoing transparency on our emissions Headcount:1,426 (FTE) reduction progress. To this end, we participate in the Carbon Floor Area:26,904m2 Disclosure Project (CDP) and EcoVadis.Number of Offices : 6 GENDER44% 57% 60% 50% CLIMATE Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a EQUALITY ACTIONrich history spanning 200 years. We have 32 offices in 21 countries and a number ofINITIATIVES: referral relationships that enable us toINITIATIVES: TelecommutingGreen Star rated buildings 4-6 starEnergy efficientInternational Womens DayPay Equity AmbassadorMale Champion ofrefits undertakenSpecify energy efficient appliancesTeleconferencing offer the reach and insight of a globalChangeLCA Diversity and Inclusion CharterEquitable briefing pledge (e.g.facilities and trainingPolicy on flight offsetsEarth HourEnd of network, combined with theCommBar/LCA)Host or lead external programs and/or forumsFemaletrip facilitiesNABERSs Energy RatingEfficient building and lighting advancement, mentoring and coachingTraining - Gender awareness unconsciousautomationForced computer shutdownRenewable Electricityknowledge and understanding of localbiasGender sensitive promotion and recruitmentInternal D&I networks orVoluntary Carbon Offsetsmarkets. Ashurst is committed to creatingcommitteesEqual pay controlsShowcasing gender diversity experiencesa world leading pro bono practice andGROSS EMISSIONSaims to do this by developing leading localINCLUSIVE1,555t - 1.1t per employee pro bono programmes in each office in WORKPLACE 3.3% 0.89%Ashursts network and by developingBUILDINGS 75tcross-border pro bono projects which4.8%enable Ashursts offices to work togetherINITIATIVES:0.00m 22t/to tackle global and regional social justice Recruitment and promotion for D&IInternal D&I networks or committeesMembership - DCALCA Diversity and Inclusion CharterExternal D&I0% 91%issues. programs and/or forums hostingTraining - Awareness and unconscious biasTRAVEL 1,481t Membership - Aust Network On DisabilityStaff Surveys - D&IManaging1 95%Ashurst is also committed to being aPartners Diversity ForumMembership - Pride in DiversityTraining - LGBTQ+. 0 0t/e e epo ym lsustainable global law firm which deliversawarenessAWEI surveyIDAHOBITWear it Purple DayWorld Aids Day positive impacts for its employees, clients, Membership - Out for AustraliaInternal LGBTQ+ networks or committees96% Pro bono supportExternal LGBTQ+ programs hostingTraining - LGBTQ+CARBON profession, environment and theawarenessGender pronouns promotionTrans Awareness WeekPride March OFFSETS & communities in which it is based. TheMardi GrasMidsummaGender affirmation policyInterFirm eventsRENEWABLESglobal Social Impact programme helps AWEI awardAshurst to fulfil this commitment. NET EMISSIONSFLEXIBLE26 26 96% 0t - 0t per employee WORKPLACEENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES: MANAGEMENT Flexible work hoursPart time optionsJob sharingRemote working tools and systemsSupport for flexible workingTime in lieuUnpaid leaveCarers leaveINITIATIVES:Study leaveVolunteering leaveReligious and ceremonial leavePurchased leaveCareer breaksSubsidised child careAdjusted KPIs after absences World Environment DayOffice green teams Domestic violence leaveFamily and fertility leavePSYCHOLOGICALRECYCLING100% WELLBEINGOFFICESINITIATIVES:Minds Count -TJMF GuidelinesBeyond Blue programR U OK? programPAPERBlack Dog Institute programPsychological support/ EAPMental health first aid training and supportMental Health Awareness WeekResilience at Law USAGE Training - Mental health awareness and managementSalary continuanceExternal mental health programs hostingDomestic violence strategyINITIATIVES:Mental health office championPaperlite office programGreen accredited paper purchase specificationFollow me printingRecycled paper purchase specificationPAPER CERTIFICATION: PHYSICAL NCOS Certified Carbon NeutralPEFC Australian Forestry standard WELLBEINGINITIATIVES:Ergonomics programProactive health checksFlu vaccinationsGym membershipsTeam eventsWellness awareness and promotionSubsidised health insuranceLife & TPD insuranceHealth EAP'