Professional services

Dehns Limited

Dehns Limited, an intellectual property rights legal firm continuously look for ways to improve its environmental performance through business operations and a number of initiatives.
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Certified
2 years

Professional-Financial-services-sustainability-London

Highlights

Measure

Carbon reduction per employee

Reporting Boundary: St Brides House, 10 Salisbury Square, London, EC4Y 8JD

Emission Sources: Electricity, T&D Losses, Natural Gas, Water, Waste, Business Travel, Paper, Homeworking (excluded from footprint)

Reporting Period: 01 April 2021 to 31 March 2022

-11.8%

Location-based total carbon footprint

129.4 tC0₂e

Location-based total carbon footprint per employee

0.6 tC0₂e

Market-based total carbon footprint

211.9 tC0₂e

Market-based total carbon footprint per employee

1.0 tC0₂e

Total Social Value

£44,482

Engage

FTE employees

We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.

215

Communicate

UN Sustainable Development Goals

We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably contribute to 6 SDG.

6

Certification story

Dehns Limited, an intellectual property rights legal firm has achieved the Planet Mark certification. The legal firm is conscious of its environmental impact and seeks to reduce the use of raw materials, energy and supplies and continuously looks for ways to improve its environmental performance.

In this crucial Decade of Action, the company want to ensure that it is a force for good: positively transforming society and the planet by measuring its own impact on the environment and sharing its journey with its community to inspire others. By being more strategic about its environmental responsibility, the company will be able to significantly increase its positive impact and hope to encourage continual improvements within its community.

The company has also measured its social value contributions. This refers to the net social and environmental benefits generated by its team. Measuring its social value gives a holistic insight into its positive contributions to not only the environment but also to society, demonstrating its commitment to meaningfully contribute to a better planet for all.

Through Planet Mark, Dehns will be protecting an area of endangered rainforest thanks to Cool Earth; a charity working alongside rainforest communities to halt deforestation. Its pledge through Cool Earth goes directly towards supporting the Asháninka community in Central Peru.

It is also helping the Eden Project – an educational charity building connections with each other and the living world, exploring how we can work together towards a better future.

Future targets

Reduce carbon emissions by at least 2.5% each year

To recertify next year Dehns must reduce emissions by 2.5%.

Aim to reduce carbon emissions by 5% each year

A 5% year-on-year reduction is the target reduction recommended by Planet Mark.

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