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1 Million Hours

The ‘1 Million Hours’ pledge has been created by organisations within the legal industry committed to collaboration for the purpose of stopping climate change and biodiversity loss. We are seeking to raise one million hours of pledged time from legal sector organisations which can be used to work on projects and initiatives which share the purpose.

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Addressing the climate crisis requires unprecedented levels of collaboration across the whole of society. This includes the legal sector where organisations are already collaborating on climate change-related projects.

The ‘1 Million Hours’ pledge builds on these foundations and seeks to pool the entire industry’s intellectual capital to work on a growing number of projects which share the purpose of stopping climate change and biodiversity loss.

Donations of time are welcome from all organisations in the legal sector - and not just from lawyers. We welcome commitments for all personnel within in-house legal teams, law firms, academia, law companies, legal tech providers, industry marketing and PR agencies, and all other facets of the industry.

To increase our collective impact, we are establishing the ‘1 Million Hours’ digital platform. Through this, NGOs, academic institutions, governmental bodies, charities, international bodies, and other organisations which require legal sector support can showcase their projects and connect donors of hours with projects.

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We’re accepting hours from all organisations in the legal sector. Please use the link below to find out more about the pledge or to pledge time.


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Time to act

Let’s pool the intellectual capital of the entire legal industry for the common purpose of stopping climate change and preventing biodiversity loss

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Time to unite

Let’s draw together the skills, knowledge, and scale of the legal sector from law firms, in-house legal teams, academia, technology services, communications, creative services, and all other industry bodies.

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Time isn’t money

Let’s donate 1 million hours of time to climate and biodiversity related projects. This includes collaborations between two or more organisations donating time, with NGOs, through education programmes, or by providing access to justice for those displaced by the consequences of climate change.

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Time is impact

Let’s enhance our collective impact by collaborating on projects with a shared purpose.



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