We are driven to make a difference, not only to our clients but also to the world we live in. Our social impact work is about empowering people around the world and helping them to transform their lives.
Linklaters has published a multi-jurisdictional study for Penal Reform International in conjunction with the International Drug Policy Consortium, analysing the sentencing of women convicted of drug-related offences.
HER Fund is Hong Kong's only community women's fund, empowering gender rights organisations through grant giving and tailored training courses. Volunteers from Linklaters' Hong Kong office act as one-to-one mentors for women taking part in HER Fund's programmes.
Our community investment work applies professional skills from across our business to make a positive social impact. In the last year, volunteers from our offices around the world have spent over 5,500 hours supporting young people, or those from underrepresented groups, to develop their skills and realise their aspirations.
Hear from the founders of innovative social enterprises such as pop up language cafe Speak Street and mobile coffee brand Change Please, as they explain how the SSE Linklaters partnership has helped their businesses to thrive.
May Choraffa’s days on the dance floor looked like they were over when a serious hip injury left her in a wheelchair. Determined to regain her mobility, she embarked upon a rehabilitation journey at Belong Village Wigan. With the help of specialist fitness instructors and state-of-the-art facilities, she was back on her feet and dancing by her 100th birthday.
Zuhura from Tanzania is a Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) alumna who delivers a life skills curriculum at her old school and runs her own business. Linklaters is proud to support CAMFED and CAMA; “a movement with the strength to transform Africa.”
The Clean Energy for all Europeans Package has been a long-time coming. First proposed in November 2016, it was heavily negotiated by the Council of the European Union, the European Parliament and the European Commission (“Commission”).