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Green Initiatives

7.3 / 10

(based on 21 ratings in 2016)

2016

"Lights that turn off automatically as well as computers (which can be annoying if you come back to the office after a late meal)."
Second year trainee, London
"Recycling is available on every floor, everyone is given a cup to reduce bottles and we often collect clothes or unused stationary."
First year trainee, London
"There are recycling bins. The lights are smart and will only switch on if someone is in the room."
Second year trainee, London
"All trainees are emailed when joining a department about the green initiatives of the department."
First year trainee, London
"We keep bees now!"
First year trainee, London

2015

"Apart from printing double sided and lights automatically turning off, I have not seen a huge green drive within the firm."
First year trainee, London
"I am not aware of any initiatives apart from general recycling and encouragement to print double-sided documents."
First year trainee, London

2014

"The firm has 'green monitors' in each department and we are encouraged to recycle."
Second year trainee, Dubai
"We have plastic beakers for water rather than paper cups. There are recycling bins on every floor."
Second year trainee, London
"We have reusable cups for water and coffee. The office lights on timers/sensors rather than being left on all night."
Second year trainee, London
"Efforts are clearly made in this area, but we are in a very paper-heavy industry."
Second year trainee, London
"The firm certainly expresses a willingness to reduce its carbon footprint. I have personally seen little actual implementation of this but gather that the results overall are impressive."
Second year trainee, London

2013

"Could have less paper filing."
First year trainee, London
"Well they say they do.... However there is an absolutely unbelievable amount of paper wastage. There are no checks on this."
Second year trainee, London
"We have light sensors so the lights in the office go off if they're not in use. Paper is recycled."
Second year trainee, Paris
"There are recycling bins everywhere. The firm is now using an e-filing system to reduce the amount of paper wastage."
First year trainee, London
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