About the Charter
Legal Charter 1.5 is a high ambition initiative – that has been developed collaboratively – by a group of large commercial/corporate law firms, to shift thinking, and drive transformational change to mitigate the climate crisis.
The launch of this Charter comes at a crucial time for the legal sector, where a credible, integrated approach to sustainability and commitments to mitigate the impacts of climate change have never been more important.
HOW WILL THE CHARTER WORK?
The 8 Charter Principles
The Charter consists of a set of common principles, which signatories commit to support, to make the best contribution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the speed and scale necessary to restrict global temperature increases to no more than 1.5°C.
Participating firms will make a public commitment to eight core principles: