Pioneer in the legal and judicial sectors in terms of sustainability, Abreu Advogados announces the publication of the sixth edition of its sustainability report for the years 2018-2019, as part of a commitment to transparency, promotion of good practice and responsibility towards future generations.
Abreu Advogados promotes the most recent edition of its Sustainability Report, presenting the principal numbers and information on the activity of the law firm for the period 2018-2019.
This is already the sixth edition of this complete report that covers the activity of the firm through sharing the principal indicators and activities undertaken in the economic, social and environmental fields, but also reinforcing the mission, vision, values and commitment of Abreu to the topic of sustainability.
For Pedro Pais de Almeida, Abreu Advogados partner responsible for the sustainability commission at Abreu, ‘Sustainability is part of the DNA of Abreu Advogados, so it’s with a great sense of responsibility and also with a lot of pleasure that we share our most recent Sustainability Report (2018-2019). With this publication we raise awareness of our activity, but above all, we reaffirm our commitment to transparency, with the conviction that we can inspire our stakeholders to contribute towards a sustainable society.”
“We are today an active party in the construction of a safer and more just society, with the trust of our clients and the daily effort of our team. We embrace the mission of being a law firm that is committed to sustainable development, as part of a deep respect with people, the environment and future generations,” says Carmo Sousa Machado, Chairman of Abreu Advogados, in the opening letter of the Report.
Recognised by the market and partners for its focus on transparency, innovation and its contribution towards the promotion of sustainability initiatives, Abreu was in 2007-2008 the first among law firms and in the justice sector in Portugal to publish a Sustainability Report in line with the directives of the GRI – Global Reporting Initiative.
Abreu Advogados has had a focus on sustainability since the start of its business, seeking out partnerships and promoting synergies that favour the creation of conditions for a better future for all. Since 2008 it has been a member of BCSD – World Business Council for Sustainable Development and has been part of the United Nations programme for Sustainable Development – the Global Compact. In addition, since 2015, it has been a B Corp, taking on board the commitment to use its activity as a force for good.