Sustainability at work.
We are committed to identifying opportunities to reduce our environmental impact as individuals and as a Firm.
Support electronic filing of documents
Recycle and shred discarded paper
Have made available (throughout our business premises) recycling services and facilities for paper, packaging, containers, organic matter and electronic waste
Minimize the use of bottled water at Firm and client functions, as well as offering water in reusable containers
Do business with suppliers who are environmentally conscious (to the extent reasonably possible)
Support use of low-fuel consumption vehicles for Firm travel
Purchasing environmentally friendly supplies when possible and limiting packaging from our suppliers
Making positive change requires all hands on deck. We promote environmentally friendly habits from our lawyers and staff, such as:
Printing double-sided to reduce paper and toner consumption
Printing with low resolution to incur additional savings in toner use
Turning off lights at the end of the day (where motion-sensing lighting is not available)
Shutting down computers before leaving the office
All of our Canadian offices are located in premier buildings that are LEED certified and effectively maximize their sustainability performance. In addition, we have taken measures to further reduce our environmental impact, by installing energy-efficient updates, including:
State-of-the-art HVAC controls and elements to regulate the temperature and airflow
Clerestory glass that allows natural light to be filtered into the space
Motion-sensing lighting and energy-efficient bulbs
Carpet tiles to allow for less waste and easy replacement
Energy-efficient hand dryers in washrooms
We offer legal services on a pro bono basis to organizations working to foster and support a sustainable future. See our Pro Bono page to learn more about the great work our clients are doing.