Law Firms Going Green to Support Resource-Efficiency

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Law Firms Going Green to Support Resource-Efficiency

by Vikas Vij

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Law firm offices in the US are going #green. VikasVij explores the trend http://bit.ly/1P7VgOQ via @Justmeans #CSR
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 4:00pm

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The EPA defines “green building” as the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle from site design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and deconstruction.

Law firm offices in the U.S., traditionally identified with wood-paneled walls, window-less interior offices for junior associates, and oversized corner offices for senior partners, are going green, focusing on sustainability. According to a report in the New York Law Journal, many law firms are moving to, or building out, space that is LEED-certified.

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Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.

Keywords: Energy | Cause Global | Energy Efficiency | Environment | Green Companies | Justmeans | LEED-certified | best practices | sustainability

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