Corporate Social Responsibility
Equality and Diversity
At Kapolyi Law Firm we strongly believe that respect, tolerance and openness at all levels are fundamental part in the life of our firm. Thus, it is essential for us that our working environment is secure and healthy, where behaviours such as harassment, discrimination and bullying are not tolerated at all. We are committed in preventing discrimination and promoting equality and diversity.
Encouraging individuality is a part of our culture. Our aim is to focus on the talent and potential, and to provide an environment which welcomes individuals from different backgrounds, who are able to flourish and achieve their ambitions in a cohesive, supportive and flourishing environment. The atmosphere and conditions which we create are free from any form of discrimination; we are a place where everyone is valued. We embrace diversity and encourage our people to share their views, broadening everyone’s spectrum related the differences. The firm provides an environment which allows everyone to develop and grow regardless of disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, race, racial group, colour, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, civil partnership status, pregnancy, maternity or paternity. We are committed to ensuring that each member of the firm treats all of their colleagues with dignity and respect. The equal treatment also applies to the professional dealing with third parties, including, but not limited to clients, suppliers, contractors, staff, and other lawyers also.
The Firm ensures that applications are encouraged from a diverse range of people regardless of their disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, race, racial group, colour, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, civil partnership status, pregnancy, maternity or paternity, part-time and/or fixed-term status. We have a trainee program, through which we employ several university students annually.
The Firm is generally free to decide whether to accept instructions for any particular client but any refusal to act will not be based on disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, race, racial group, colour, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, age, sexual orientation, civil partnership status, pregnancy, maternity or paternity part-time and/or fixed-term status.
Openness is created by sharing our knowledge. We regularly publish related the current news affecting the market on, whether law or business related, as well as related important legislative changes and decisions, providing an analysis of the effects. We make every effort to ensure that our clients are satisfied with our service and we are striving to:
We are also committed to transparency, and we do everything we can to act transparent, in particular, but not limited to:
We are committed to running a business that is environmentally sustainable and we continually strive to minimise our impact on the environment. We are endeavour to ensure we maintain and develop an integrated, comprehensive and practical sustainability policy that ranges from how we source our energy and office supplies, to how we print and recycle.
We aim at to engage with suppliers who have determined CSR policies, which apply to our current and future partners also. We seek to follow the best methods to reduce our carbon footprint.
Examples of making differences in our day-to-day life:
We minimized printing by developing an electronic file system through which everything is accessible and urging our people to use it instead of printing
We set the following objectives as part of our CSR Plan to take our part from preserving the environment and work towards sustainability:
We are engaged in a variety of pro bono activities that benefit the community. We use and apply our legal expertise to assist and educate social groups with different backgrounds, such as:
Supporting our own people is just as important as supporting our own local community. Part of our CSR involves ensuring that our employees are healthy, safe, and happy at work. In order to maintain a healthy and happy environment, we:
As in all areas and industries of the world, the COVID-19 pandemic had and has an impact on our activity and life. As a responsible firm, we have taken every required steps and precautions to ensure the health and safety of our clients and people, including, but not limited to: