In an increasingly more competitive landscape, law firms are striving to gain an advantage over their competitors. One of the most effective ways for a law firm to gain that edge is by greening their practice. A green practice provides enumerable benefits to the firm, from attracting and retaining top young talent to reducing the firm’s utility bills. Though greening a practice – whether in an existing space or during relocation – seems like a daunting task, there are several cost-effective options to simplify the process.
If greening your law practice is either time or cost prohibitive, focus on a low-cost step or small change. A few easy steps include:
- Form a green committee to elicit staff support and buy-in
- Create a sustainable mission statement for your law office
- Select Energy Star rated products when replacing old or