Freshfields CSR report details fast-rising increase in pro bono efforts
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has seen the number of hours dedicated to volunteer work more than double over the last two years, according to the firm's latest corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. The magic circle firm spent 42,559 hours on pro bono activities during the 2009-10 financial year, according to the firm's second CSR report - up from the 16,409 hours detailed in the first CSR report, which covered 2007-08. Meanwhile, the total combined hours spent on volunteering and pro bono activities increased by 87% over the period, with just under 40% of the firm's staff now involved in either community or pro bono activities - a 10% increase on 2007-08.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has seen the number of hours dedicated to volunteer work more than double over the last two years, according to the firm’s latest corporate social responsibility (CSR) report.
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