Improve education, awareness raising and human and institutional capacity on
climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning
Our environmental strategy is founded on our desire to play an important role in contributing to a sustainable future. We have attained environmental management standard ISO 14001 globally and have seen the benefits of our investment in efficiency. We engage at least a third of our people annually in World Environment Day activities, showing them how they can make a difference at home, just as we have done at work.
Linklaters has advised the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group on the issuance of its ground-breaking Forest Bond, a first-of-its-kind bond that gives investors the option of receiving their interest payment in either cash or carbon credits. The 5-yr bond raised US$152m and will support IFC’s private sector lending and help to prevent deforestation in developing countries by supporting the price of voluntary carbon credits.