Allen & Overy's response to the 2020 Law Firm Climate Change Scorecard
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we are committed to playing a positive role in building a more sustainable world. We are continually engaged in a process of examining our approach to these issues.
We want to draw your attention to a number of important factors which present a different and more balanced picture of our focus on the issues which are the subject of the “Law Firm Climate Change Scorecard” and are not covered in it.
These points include:
- By most key measures, we do more renewables work than any other law firm in the world. We currently top the same league tables referred to in the report for solar and renewables work (and it is worth noting that Dealogic is the principal independent collector of transaction data and so the most reliable reference point). We have also done many of the market firsts which deploy renewables at scale or first in kind, first in country projects. We substantiate these points in the attached schedule...