CONSULEGIS’ Corporate Social Responsibility Statement
As a leading international network of quality independent law firms and related professional advisors, CONSULEGIS believes that it should seek to ensure that its management, Advisory Board and Members conduct their business in a responsible manner and in accordance with CONSULEGIS’ values and Code of Conduct.
Diversity policy. CONSULEGIS believes that the success of the network and its member firms depends on the talent, creativity and cultural diversity of the people involved. Any form of discrimination or distinction between individuals shall not be tolerated when based on origin, gender, family or marital status, pregnancy, physical appearance, patronyme, place of residence, state of health, handicap, genetic characteristics, morals, sexual orientation or identity, age, political opinions, trade union activities or adherence or non-adherence, actual or alleged, to a specific ethnic group, nation, race or religion. CONSULEGIS also encourages an open dialogue with and between its employees, members of the Advisory Board and its members, with a view to clarifying any concerns and adopting an appropriate response without any direct or indirect retaliation against the employee or Member who raises the matter in good faith.
Business conduct Members are asked to adhere to CONSULEGIS’ Code of Conduct, which provides for quality assurance and requires that business is to be carried out in accordance with the highest standards of professional conduct and integrity and in compliance with local laws and the ten principles of UN Global Compact.
Supporting the international and local community. CONSULEGIS encourages its members to engage in pro bono work with a view to supporting charitable or non-lucrative projects or causes that the member may consider to be important within the international or local community.
Environment. CONSULEGIS seeks to adopt a responsible and effective approach to measuring and managing its own environmental impact in the decisions that it makes and, through its members and their clients, to support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges, undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility and encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.