Signatory detail


Joined: 13/06/2011

State: WA

Sector: Legal services

NABERS Commitment Rating:
0


https://www.dlapiper.com

Phone: 08 6467 6069
DLA Piper is committed to the highest standards of sustainable procurement throughout its extended supply chain and requires agreement to the DLA Piper Sustainable Procurement Policy. The Policy is divided into three sections that cover: Human Rights, Environmental and Anti-Corruption standards, and is based on the following international standards: • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights • UN Global Compact Ten Principles • UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights • The Fundamental Conventions of the International Labour Organisation (ILO). • The Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) Base Code DLA Piper was also the first law firm to achieve ISO 14001 certification in every office, committing us significantly to reducing our impact on the environment. The initiative is sponsored by Board members with representation from Risk Management, Responsible Business, Facilities and Property Management, IT, Procurement, Travel Management and partners from our Environmental legal services. Through addressing all operational aspects of our environmental impact, the group is able to implement strategies to reduce our negative impact in four key areas: energy, waste, travel and sustainable procurement.

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CitySwitch Signatory of the Year and New Signatory Awards - category judging criteria

  • Delivering outcomes as demonstrated by an improved or maintained current NABERS Energy rating and achieved energy savings* (up to 28 points)
  • Implementing one or more energy saving initiatives (up to 10 points)
  • Demonstrating leadership by undertaking innovative, creative or progressive office energy efficiency activities (up to 10 points)
  • Engagement of staff/ customers/suppliers and/or stakeholders to educate and create market transformation (up to 10 points)
  • Participation in CitySwitch local program activities (up to 10 points).
Note, new Signatories submitting for New Signatory of the Year Award need only complete an indicative rating – all other submissions must be accredited.

CitySwitch Partnership of the Year Award - category judging criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Submitted projects should:

  • Involve more than one registered company 
  • Demonstrate that they are  innovative and over and above “business as usual”
  • Demonstrate that they catalyse “market transformation” and or “address a market barrier”
  • Deliver a reduction in energy consumption and carbon emissions within the built environment 

Judging Criteria

  • Delivering outcomes as demonstrated by an improved or maintained current NABERS Energy rating and achieved energy savings* (up to 14 points)
  • Implementing one or more energy saving initiatives (up to 10 points)
  • Demonstrating leadership by undertaking innovative, creative or progressive office energy efficiency activities (up to 17 points)
  • Engagement of staff/ customers/suppliers and/or stakeholders to educate and create market transformation (up to 17 points)
  • Participation in CitySwitch local program activities (up to 10 points)
  • The submitting entity MUST be a CitySwitch Signatory
Note, Signatories submitting for the Partnership of the Year Award may submit an accredited NABERS tenancy, whole building or base building rating.

It’s easy and free to join the program. Your good-will commitment to the program is an acknowledgement of the business sector’s role in
contributing to environmental sustainability and your intention to reduce your own energy consumption and associated carbon emissions.

As part of this, Signatories to the program commit to achieve an accredited NABERS Energy tenancy rating (between 4 and 6 stars) and
work with CitySwitch to improve their tenancy’s environmental performance.

Find out more about how obtaining a NABERS Energy rating ensures you can benchmark your performance, better manage your progress
over time and promote your star rating achievement.