b'2023 AusLSAOUR PEOPLE OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCEOUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY OUR GOVERNANCESUSTAINABILITY SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARSUMMAY AND HIGHLIGHTS:RY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARSUMMAY AND HIGHLIGHTS:RY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARSUMMAY AND HIGHLIGHTS:RY AND HIGHLIGHTS:PROFILE We are committed to reducing our environmental impact andAt Carroll & ODea Lawyers we have a proud and long tradition ofCarroll & ODea has a formal Principle Partner Committee promoting sustainable practices across our offices. Throughhelping and assisting others in the community. Our solicitors do(meets monthly), All Partners forum (meets monthly), Finance the implementation of our sustainability policy, we havevoluntary work in a range of community legal centres and regularlyCommittee (meeting quarterly), Remuneration Committee, created a framework for understanding and managing ourtake on pro-bono matters referred by the Public Interest Law ClearingRisk Management Committee, Sustainability Committee & impact on the environment, including by conducting greenHouse. We are involved in the MOSAIC Mentoring Program, whichDiversity Committee. All have terms of reference. audits, to evaluate adherence to our sustainability policy.provides free face-to-face legal assistance to asylum seekers and Energy saving mode is set on all photocopiers and printers,refugees. We support The Shed at Plumpton Mount Druitt, which and we have installed meters on photocopiers whichprovides free legal advice and representation to people who are discourage wasteful photocopying. Our air conditioning shutshomeless or at risk of homelessness. The firm is also involved in the down after 6:00 pm on business days and remains switchedClemente Australia Program, a university education program that off over the weekend. Office lights are automatically switchedhelps individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds get a university off after 8:00 pm on business days and operate on a timededucation. From our founding partners 118 years ago to our team manual system after 8:00 pm and over the weekend. As well,today, at Carroll & ODea Lawyers we are guided by the simple motion activated sensor lighting is installed in our bathrooms.principle of giving back to the community. So much so that our most We encourage our staff to reduce their use of officerecent staff survey found that it was one of the most attractive things consumables and to recycle. Each staff member is providedabout working at Carroll & ODea Lawyers. with a recycling bin at their work area and we have placed large communal recycling bins throughout our offices, including in our kitchens. We encourage all our staff to adopt sustainable practices in the workplace and to share their ideas with others.CLIMATEINDIGENOUSCODE OF CONDUCT ACTIONRECONCILIATION /RISK MANAGEMENTINITIATIVES:Specify energy efficient appliancesEarth HourINITIATIVES:Efficient building and lighting automationCultural awareness trainingGROSS EMISSIONS310t - 1.3t per employeeNON LEGALVOLUNTEERING %0% 0.37% 301t97% INITIATIVES:NFP BoardsPaid volunteer timeCommunity volunteering1.9% 0% 8.9t CHARITABLE 0 2.9%GIVING %. 0 3t/e y e e 0/elo t ploy e ep mm0% 0% INITIATIVES:Charitable foundationNET EMISSIONS LEGAL 310t - 1.3t per employeePRO BONOThese icons provide limited information about the firms legal pro bono commitment. More extensive ENVIRONMENTALinformation is reported by the Australian Pro BonoMANAGEMENT Centre and on individual firms websites.Click for further INITIATIVES:information from AusLSA: World Environment DayRECYCLING100% 99% % % OFFICESPAPER16,818 39% USAGE 7 R2 e tk g/employ e e cycled cont e nINITIATIVES:Paperlite office programPAPER CERTIFICATION:PEFC Australian Forestry standard89'