EcoVadis Awards Knobbe Martens Silver Medal in Corporate Social Responsibility
Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce it has been awarded a silver medal in the EcoVadis 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Assessment, placing it among the top 30% of organizations worldwide recognized for their corporate social responsibility measures.
“We are proud that EcoVadis has recognized the firm’s strong commitment to social responsibility, including through our robust labor and human rights policies and our efforts to minimize CO2 emissions,” said Knobbe Martens Managing Partner Steven Nataupsky. “We are committed to providing our clients with socially and environmentally sustainable services, and will continue to strengthen our efforts to this end in the future.”
EcoVadis, an independent CSR assessment agency, evaluates how well a company has integrated the principles of CSR into their business, using methodology built on international CSR standards including the Global Reporting Initiative, the United Nations Global Compact, and the ISO 26000. It has evaluated more than 50,000 companies to date.
Knobbe Martens outperformed the industry average in key areas – the environment, labor & human rights, and ethics – while meeting the industry standard for sustainable procurement. EcoVadis recognized many of the firm’s socially responsible practices, such as its employee benefits, handling of hazardous materials, corruption policies, and pro bono support for human rights and labor issues.
About Knobbe Martens
Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms in the nation and worldwide, Knobbe Martens has close to 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide and dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, including litigation. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. The firm is headquartered in Orange County, California, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. More information about the firm can be found at www.knobbe.com.