SustainabilityThe firm’s internal environmental work

For Mannheimer Swartling, a sustainable business model means setting a good example when it comes to contributing to a better environment by reducing our own negative impact on the environment and also by influencing the stakeholders with whom the firm interacts on a daily basis to also reduce their negative impact on the environment.

Objectives

  • Energy consumption: reduce energy consumption per employee, square metre and year.
  • Transport and travel: reduce climate impact from transports and trips per employee.
  • Procurement: conduct purchasing in a sustainable manner, for example, by choosing products with a low negative impact on the environment and the work environment, whenever suitable.

Activities planned for 2015–2020

The firm takes a long-term approach to environmental issues and attaches great weight to ensuring that these efforts have strong support throughout the operations. No later than 2020, the firm shall achieve the following:

  • Increase the amount of environmentally efficient lighting in the firm’s offices to 50 percent.
  • Increase the amount of organic food purchased to 50 percent.
  • Increase the amount of environmentally certified office supplies to 50 percent.
  • Increase the amount of domestic travel by rail to 50 percent (applies to trips below 500 km).
  • Regular deliveries from the firm’s five largest suppliers per office shall be made using environmentally friendly vehicles.
  • Make it easier for employees to use public transport for business travel.