Law Firms Push For Environmental Sustainability

By Andrew Strickler (August 6, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT) -- Two dozen U.S. law firms, including Morrison & Foerster LLP, K&L Gates LLP and Nixon Peabody LLP, have banded together to promote environmental sustainability in the legal industry, the group announced Tuesday.

The mission of the Law Firm Sustainability Network is "to develop key performance indicators, foster knowledge-sharing, develop best practice guidelines, and recognize and promote sustainability innovations in the U.S. legal sector," the nonprofit group said.

The organization was founded in 2011 as an informal platform for sharing ideas, networking, and developing best practices and sustainability standards. It incorporated in November and formed a governing body earlier this year, the group...

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