Global law firm Shearman & Sterling has become a member of the new Net Zero Lawyers Alliance, launching today during London Climate Action Week. The Net Zero Lawyers Alliance is a coalition of leading law firms, committed to accelerating transition to net zero emissions by 2050. In joining the Alliance, Shearman & Sterling is committing to pursue its actions to reduce the carbon footprint in fighting the negative effects of climate change.
Global International Arbitration Practice Group Leader Alex Bevan commented “Shearman & Sterling strives to be socially and environmentally conscious. Joining the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance demonstrates our commitment to being a part of the solution in the global race to net zero. We have implemented a series of initiatives to raise awareness around the effects of climate change and the importance of decarbonizing. We also support clients that are looking to manage environmental risks within the context of their existing businesses, decarbonize and act in an environmentally conscious manner.”
Shearman & Sterling actively seeks ways to integrate corporate social responsibility into our business decisions, including working with our suppliers and contractors to ensure they are aligned with our commitment to environmental responsibility.