Australian law firm, Henry Davis York ('HDY') has issued 'Imagine4', their fourth annual Sustainability Report for the reporting period ending 30 June 2011.
After four years of reporting, this year's report further underlines Henry Davis York's commitment to sustainability and openly discusses the challenges they faced and progress they have made during the reporting period. The report also emphasises the importance of health and well-being in the professional services sector.
Henry Davis York has this year elected to revert to their previous model of providing statistical analysis in the body of the main report, rather than providing an addendum document.
Due to limited stakeholder engagement during the reporting period, Henry Davis York have not undertaken full AA1000AS(2008) Assurance, however have elected to undertake an external verification instead. As such, the report complies with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI G3) guidelines and has been classified as C+.
Henry Davis York is one of Australia's oldest law firms, operating from a main office in Sydney's CBD and a smaller office in Brisbane. They are recognised for their leading financial services practice which includes internationally known experts in insolvency, restructuring, banking and litigation along with leaders in funds management, superannuation, distressed debt investment and corporate insurance advisory.
As a leader in sustainability in the legal sector, HDY were the first Australian law firm to publish an externally assured, GRI compliant sustainability report and is a foundation member of the Australian Legal Sector Alliance (AusLSA).