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August 15-17
Evanston, Illinois

Symposium on Technology for Design and Construction
McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University

August 30-31 
Boise, Idaho

2012 Western Energy Policy Research Conference
Center For Advanced Energy Studies, Energy Policy Institute
September 30- October 5
Columbus, Ohio

EcoSummit 2012
Elsevier International Conferences and Ohio State University
 
Of Counsel Features Law Firm Sustainability Success and VP of ecoAnalyze, Gayatri Joshi
May 11, 2012 -- For law firms, sustainability is no longer just good business. It’s big business.  As Lori Tripoli shows, there are two sides to this story. First, major corporate clients now demand green initiatives from their service providers. Second, the eco-revolution has spawned robust practice development opportunities— trademarking, greenwashing, real estate, and more. read more ...

The Environmental Forum Features The Law Firm Sustainability Network
May 8, 2012 -- Sustainable practices in law firm management are becoming more and more important for multiple reasons.  Environmental impact of firm operations are reduced when a firm manages to reduce and manage energy consumption, waste, and water use.  Firm morale and the surrounding community also benefit from sustainable programs that firms implement.  Lon term profitability is ensured when a law firm engages sustainable practices.  Discover sustainable program success in leading firms across the country, and hear from VP, Gayatri Joshi in this publication by the Environmental Law Institute.  read more ...

LFSN Firms Support Earth Hour and Earth Day 2012
April 2012 -- 20+ firms in the Law Firm Sustainability Network's have united to support Earth Hour and Earth Day 2012 and show their commitment to reducing their firm's environmental impacts by taking positive actions to affect Climate Change.  Earth Hour and Earth Day are celebrated by hundreds of millions of people and businesses worldwide, and the the Network firm's are proud to support them. read more ...

Law Firm Sustainability Network Featured in New York Law Journal
February 6 -- The New York Law Journal recently featured the Law Firm Sustainability Network as a new platform for law firms to come together to share sustainability practices.   Many Network member firms and ecoAnalyze were interviewed commenting on the immediate benefits of participating.  The article also highlighted one of the key initiatives of the Network, creating the American Legal Industry Sustainability Standards (ALISS).  read more ...

Environmental Leader, Prominent Environmental and Energy Publication, Profiles ED3 Lite.
January 6, 2012 -- ecoAnalyze's release of ED3 Lite, a free online tool for law firms to calculate their carbon footprint, is profiled in the Environmental Leader.  Environmental Leader is a leading trade publication keeping corporate executives fully informed about energy, environmental and sustainability news. read more ...

ecoAnalyze Launches ED3 Lite, First Online Carbon Footprint Calculator Designed for Law Firms
January -- ecoAnalyze announced the public release of ED3 Lite, a free online tool for law firms to calculate their carbon footprint.  Firms can use the free version, ED3 Lite, to estimate their overall carbon footprint in areas such as energy usage, waste, business travel and -perhaps most importantly for law firms -paper. read more ...

Law Firm Sustainability Network Shares Case Studies Amongst Its Members
December 14, 2011 -- The members of the Law Firm Sustainability Network share case studies on their own initiatives and sustainability experiences to foster a platform of learning and best practices amongst the member firms.  Law firms take it in turn to discuss their case study at the monthly meeting to further cement a climate of knowledge sharing and development. 

ecoAnalyze Releases Its Law Firm Environmental Sustainability Benchmark Survey
November 16, 2011 -- ecoAnalyze releases its free, easy-to-use, web-based, benchmark survey which enables law firms to gain the insight to make their sustainability program a leader in the legal industry. 

ecoAnalyze Publishes A Law Firm Carbon Footprint Report on GHG Protocol's New Scope 3 Guidelines
October 28, 2011 -- In response to the newly released GHG Scope 3 Reporting Guidelines, ecoAnalyze publishes a summary report on its implications on how Law Firms calculate their carbon emissions to factor in measuring the impact of the wider supply-chain. 

ecoAnlayze Forms The Law Firm Sustainability Network
August 9, 2011 -- ecoAnalyze launches a law firm network open to those who partake in their law firms "green " team, sustainability committee or actively contribute to their firms sustainability efforts.  The Network consists of many of the A-List Law firms. 

ecoAnalyze Offers "Sustainability Value Snapshot" Of Law Firm Brands
July 10, 2011 - ecoAnalyze offers "Sustainability Value Snapshot" service to law firms by providing 360 degree insight into sustainable branding propositions by conducting a holistic assessment of current communications, branding and sustainability activities including practical, low cost, easy-to implement recommendations to enhance sustainable brand. 

ecoAnalyze Launches Online Law Firm Vendor Survey, Part Of Its Law Firm Technology Offerings
May 5, 2011 -- Commercial enterprises, including law firms, are in a unique position to drive sustainability through the supply chain. Nothing encourages change more than financial implications, and with our vendor survey Law Firms can easily incorporate environmental sustainability into their procurement activity and drive environmental sustainability though its supply chain. 

ecoAnalyze Adds Patricia Algiers To Its Network Of Specialists
April 1, 2011 -- ecoAnalyze adds Patricia Algiers to its network of Green Legal Industry Specialists.  Patricia is an architect and interior Design expert, having advised numerous leading law firms on their new office growth strategy or existing space build-outs.  Patricia specializes in sustainable design with a focus on LEED qualified projects. 

Smith Freed Publishes Carbon Footprint
February 2011 -- ecoAnalyze publishes the carbon footprint for Smith Freed & Eberhard as part of its ongoing support of one of the leading law firm's in the Northwest. 

ecoAnalyze Launches An Online Law Firm Employee Commute Questionnaire
January 15, 2011 -- With ecoAnalyze’s employee work commute survey, it is easy to establish employee commute patterns and the impact they have on a Law Firm's overall carbon footprint. Law Firms can use the tool to encourage alternative forms of transportation or car pooling. Each employee can view their own work commute carbon footprint, which has proved to be a great way to engage employees in the process. 

ecoAnalyze Engaged By Rimon
December 1, 2010 -- Rimon Law Group engages ecoAnalyze to measure its carbon footprint.  Rimon will be utilizing ecoAnalyze's ed3 carbon measurement and measurement tool to discover its emissions in four key categories: utilities, paper, business travel and employee commuting.   Using ed3, Rimon will be able to report its carbon footprint. 

ecoAnalyze In Debt3 Magazine
November 1, 2010 -- ecoAnalyze's ed3 Carbon Footprint Tool featured in the editorial Buyer's Guide 2010 of Debt3 Magazine's November/December issue, published by Commercial Law League of America.  The guide features vendors targeted toward attorneys and other professionals.
Click here to see the November/December issue of Debt3 Magazine. 

ecoAnalyze Counsels Smith Freed Eberhard On RECs Purchase
October 1, 2010 - ecoAnalyze counsels Smith Freed & Eberhard on the appropriate RECs to purchase to off-set its electricity consumption to enhance its wider corporate responsibility program and social objectives.  Smith Freed sought a local solution and contracted with the Bonneville Environmental Foundation for its REC purchase. 

ecoAnalyze To Speak At Green Legal Matters Conference
October 1, 2010 -- Green Legal Matters Conference 2010.  ecoAnalyze will be speaking at the inaugural Green Legal Matters Conference in New Orleans on October 15, 2010.  Hear from legal industry sustainability leaders at our panel discussion "Greening Your Law Firm: Practical Solutions" on how to "green" your law firm including... read more ...

ecoAnalyze's ed3 Footprint Tool In ALA's Legal Management Magazine
September 1, 2010 -- ecoAnalyze's ed3 Carbon Footprint Tool is featured in Off the Shelf for the September/October 2010 issue of Legal Management magazine, published by the Association of Legal Administrators.
Click here to see the September/October issue of Legal Management magazine. 

Law Firms Are Going Green With EcoAnalyze: Niche Consultancy Debuts 'Carbon Footprint Tool'
NEW YORK and PORTLAND, Ore., July 12, 2010 -- Professionals everywhere are increasingly conscious of the trend toward sustainable business models - and this trend is likely here to stay. Implementing green practices and reducing an organization's carbon footprint, however, poses a challenge for many companies simply because they lack the tools and support to make and maintain the change. With the launch of ecoAnalyze, that is no longer the case within the legal industry. ecoAnalyze is a premier consultancy that specializes in assisting law firms nationwide in reducing their environmental impact.
 read more ...

ecoAnalyze Adds Jason Costa To Its Network
June 2010 -- ecoAnalyze adds Jason Costa to its network of Legal Industry Specialists.  Jason Costa is one of the legal industries leading PR/communizations expert and was responsible for the "green" campaign of one of the largest global law firms. 

Smith Freed Eberhard Engages ecoAnalyze
April 2010 -- Smith Freed & Eberhard engages ecoAnalyze to conduct a review of its sustainability practices, develop a true sustainability program and implement best practices throughout the firm.