Willkie was recognized for its various sustainability initiatives, spanning energy and water, technology, waste, travel, and procurement, as well as pro bono and community involvement.
Willkie was honored with the “Environment/Sustainability Program of the Year” award at the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: North America 2021, recognizing the Firm’s myriad sustainability initiatives to reduce our environmental impact.
For more than a decade, Willkie has implemented programs related to energy and water, technology, waste, travel, and procurement, as well as pro bono and community involvement. Our endeavors are championed by the Firm’s Impact Committee, which addresses various initiatives, including environmental stewardship. As a member of the Law Firm Sustainability Network, we are committed to promoting the benefits of sustainability and corporate social responsibility and to managing and measuring our own environmental impact.
Our latest initiatives include sponsoring urban beehives on the roof of our New York headquarters, launching an Environmental Analyst internship program, achieving LEED certification for all of our U.S. offices by 2021, operating our London and Brussels offices on 100% renewable energy, and achieving significant energy savings through technological improvements such as virtualized servers. In recognition of these efforts and others, Willkie earned a Gold ranking from the American Legal Industry Sustainability Standard this year.
Read Willkie Green to learn more about Willkie’s sustainability efforts.