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Pro Bono Opportunities in Climate Change Session
April 14, 2021
How are lawyers helping to address climate change? Authors Mike Gerrard and John Dernbach of Legal Pathways to Deep Carbonization and some of the project participants share how volunteers can support this pro bono initiative by exploring opportunities to draft or peer review model laws or assist in reaching out to policymakers.  Reach out and learn more.



Corporate pressure to cut carbon trickles down to law firms


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As pressure on corporations to cut carbon emissions grows, some companies are expecting their outside law firms, as vendors contributing to their footprint, to pull their weight… "Many (firms) are feeling that push from their clients to become more environmentally sustainable and to reduce their environmental impact," said Gayatri Joshi…Joshi said she's noticed clients asking increasingly substantive questions about their law firms' sustainability efforts in recent years…Law firms' biggest sources of carbon emissions include their paper use, the energy used in sprawling office spaces and the fossil fuels burned by extensive business travel, said Joshi and Daniel Krainin, a principal at Beveridge & Diamond, who are both Law Firm Sustainability Network board members...





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Leadership Council



The General's Next War

Best Lawyers Fall Business Edition 2019


The General's Next War Businesses' sense of corporate social responsibility is increasingly driving long term growth. Here's how general counsel can best confront CSR's numerous challenges and opportunities.


By Gayatri Joshi & Alison Torbitt.


10 Elements of Highly Effective Programs

GLA ALA Leadership Exchange | Fall 2018

by Gayatri Goshi, Executive Director, LFSN


Future Looks Bright for Law Firm Sustainability Programs

Bloomberg Law

by Melissa Heelan Stanzione



CSR & Sustainability

Report 2018


LFSN CSR & Sustainability Report on the outlook of law firm sustainability