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CSR Top 10 by the Australian Centre of Corporate Social Responsibility
Australian Centre of Corporate Social Responsibility (ACCSR) names LexisNexis in the Top 10 for its commitment to CSR. The ACCSR's Annual Review of the State of CSR in Australia and New Zealand is an ongoing annual research study of CSR capabilities, practices and trends in the region. LexisNexis was named for its policies and commitment to embed corporate social responsibility throughout the organisation.
Australian Business Award 2017
LexisNexis has been recognised as an ABA100 Winner in The Australian Business Awards 2017 for Community Contribution. The award applauds the achievements of LexisNexis in advancing the rule of law across Asia Pacific through a comprehensive program to increase access to justice and protect human rights; as well as supporting corporate citizenship initiatives that strengthen civil society and the rule of law across the globe.
RELX Group Sustainable Development Goals Resource Center
The RELX Group, parent company of LexisNexis Legal & Professional, has announced the launch of a dedicated news and information resource to help advance awareness, understanding and implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The RELX Group SDG Resource Center features content that can help drive forward the SDGs such as articles, reports, tools, webinars, videos, legal practical guidance and discussion groups on science, law, business and events from across RELX Group and its divisions.
In the News
Looking back at the Rule of Law
Until 1955 in NSW most magistrates were not required to be legally qualified, gaining their legal knowledge and experience by working as clerks in courts and court house offices. Now, all magistrates are legally qualified.
Former Judge, District Court of NSW
Lawyers travel to Myanmar to train government legal staff on international contract law
LexisNexis joined with Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation to test a new initiative called The Juris Pilot in Myanmar to connect legal professionals with legal bodies in developing countries for pro bono opportunities that advance the rule of law.
Marketing Communications Manager, LexisNexis Australia
Advancing Together is a free bi-annual publication that brings together views and insights from thought leaders in the legal sphere, delving into current affairs and developments that impact the advancement, and in some cases the erosion, of the rule of law in Asia Pacific.
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