OUR ENVIRONMENT OUR COMMUNITY SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: SUMMARY AND HIGHLIGHTS: 18 AusLSA ABILITY PROFILE BACK TO NAVIGATION LEGAL PRO BONO C H A RITABLE GIV I N G • Corporate donations • Foundations • Staff giving • Matched giving INITIATIVES: • Boards • Non Legal volunteering programs • Allocation of paid volunteer time for employees INITIATIVES: STRATEGY NON LEGAL VOLUNTEERING ACTIVITIES NON-PROFIT/ COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION CORPORATE GIVING PROGRAM PARTICIPATION IN NON LEGAL VOLUNTEERING The below icons provide limited information about the firm’s legal pro bono commitment. More extensive information is reported by the Australian Pro Bono Centre and on individual firm’s websites. Further information from AusLSA N O N L E GAL VOLUNT E E R I N G RECYCLING 100% 100% 0% 100% E N V I R O N M ENTAL MANA G E M E N T • ECO-Buy • Earth Hour INITIATIVES: OFFICES P A PER USAG E 1 7 2 kg/emplo y e e 18,127kg 0% ENV. IMPROVEMENT TARGET 31t 9.8% 248t 78% 37t 11.8% G REENHOUSE GAS EMISSION S SCOPE ONE SCOPE TWO SCOPE THREE 78% 0.06t/m 2 0.00% 0.00t/m 2 4.4% 4.9% 0.52% 10.4% 0 . . 3t/employ e e 1.4% 0 . 0 4t/emplo y e e GROSS 316t – 2.0t/employee NET 316t – 2.0t/employee POLICY R e c ycled con t e n t % office availability 40% PARTICIPATION IN CORPORATE GIVING 31% CERTIFICATION: • FSC • NCOS • Other ent company of the law firms trading as y Burstyner. We take an approach that is artnership with our clients to ensure the ndividual needs. We have a team of 160 cial counsel, lawyers and professional to ensure the best outcomes for our d personal legal needs. oration (BCorp), we are one of only rtification. Certification required analysing our impact on the Corp is an innovative way of certification, The Lantern rm as a force for good. ating for the benefit benefit of the y and our Floor Area: 3,874m2 The Lantern Legal Group is very aware that our daily operations affect the environment. Where possible we continue to reduce our energy usage and water usage. We have a firm-wide target set to reduce our electricity usage, this is monitored on-line through the Power Cor website and in Excel spreadsheets. All our offices have water saving devices. We have recycling procedures in place for cardboard, paper, polystyrene, batteries and Nescafe pods as well as other commingled rubbish. The confidential document destruction service shreds then pulps the paper for recycling. E waste goes to a local not for profit group where their teams dismantle electronic equipment for recycling. There is an ongoing operational need to use paper, but this does not mean that we can’t reduce the amount of printing that we do. Our printers have a default setting for double sided printing, unless the user makes the conscious decision for single sided. Printers also default to black and white. We receive invoices electronically instead of using the AusPost service where possible. Our staff who regularly commute between our 2 main offices in Geelong or Melbourne, use V-Line public transport in preference to driving their own or company vehicles. Lantern Legal Group is widely known as the leader in providing pro bono services to the regions in which we operate. The pro bono services we provide to the community include PILCH/Justice Connect Homeless Persons Legal Clinic, undertaking pro bono cases for refugees seeking asylum in Australia, and providing legal advice to a range of charities and community organisations in our communities. We contribute in excess of 3000 hours per year to pro bono services. This is on average 36 hours per lawyer, which is in excess of the National Pro Bono Aspirational Target. We actively encourage our people to play a meaningful role in their region and as a result, our staff sit on over 20 charitable or not-for-profit boards and committees. Lantern Legal Group also has a long history of supporting the local region by providing sponsorships to over 15 businesses and initiatives. Our impact on the community is one of four areas measured in order for the Lantern Legal group to achieve and maintain their B Corp Certification. Through our B Corp Certification, we turn concepts such as “being a good corporate citizen”” into something tangible and measurable, that the community can trust.