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Green Initiatives

7.1 / 10

(based on 23 ratings in 2016)

2016

"There are lots of notices in the printing areas to cut down on excessive printing and we recycle, but we do get through a lot of paper."
Second year trainee, London
"My firm was the first carbon neutral footprint law firm in the UK."
First year trainee, London
"There are schemes in place, although I can't say much about what they entail or how widely spread they are."
Second year trainee, London
"There are a lot of posters everywhere, but it's understood that lawyers need to print."
First year trainee, London
"Recycling bins all over."
First year trainee, London
"Typical law firm problem of using a lot of paper, but good recycling, low carbon energy etc."
First year trainee, London
"There are paper shredders (paper waste gets recycled) conveniently located throughout the office and people are encouraged to walk more instead of taking taxis. The firm could do a lot more in this area, however."
Second year trainee, Hong Kong

2015

"Recycling bins are common around the firm, as is double-sided printing."
First year trainee, London
"The firm is carbon-neutral and we recycle and shred about 70% of our paper usage."
First year trainee, London
"This is not something we tend to hear about which is a shame. There are recycling bins but aside from that I wouldn't say the firm's green initiatives are well promoted."
Second year trainee, London

2014

"Eco-friendliness is a big area of focus for the firm in its corporate social responsibility."
First year trainee, London
"The firm has a dedicated environmental officer who seeks to reduce the Simmons carbon footprint."
First year trainee, London
"Simmons & Simmons was the first zero emissions law firm in the world."
First year trainee, London
"The firm encourages walking to meetings and/or using public transport across London where possible and cost effective. The video conferencing facilities are also very good at reducing unnecessary transport."
Second year trainee, London
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