Castrén & Snellman, a Forerunner in Corporate Sustainability, Joins the UN Global Compact as the First Law Firm in Finland

Castrén & Snellman has been accepted to join the UN Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The companies and entities involved undertake to comply with the Ten Principles of the initiative on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. The members of the initiative produce an annual report on the implementation of these principles.

– Sustainability has become a driver of successful business, and this is also reflected in the legal field. Castrén & Snellman has respected sustainability in its operations for a long time, says partner Anna Kuusniemi-Laine, who is leading the firm’s sustainability practice.

It feels great to bring our contribution to the impressive work of Global Compact as the first law firm in Finland. We believe that joint initiatives such as Global Compact are crucial when building a more sustainable future, Anna continues.

Global Compact has around 10,500 signatories worldwide and approximately one hundred in Finland.

Sustainability is a vital part of Castrén & Snellman’s values. C&S is a member of FIBS, Climate Leadership Coalition, Finsif and Esela. In 2009, Castrén & Snellman became a member of the WWF Green Office network as the first law firm in Finland.

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