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Responsible Business 2008 (2)

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Award LevelCommended
InnovationMonitoring the trial of Charles Taylor, former president of Liberia. The firm is instrumental in creating a blog on the daily proceedings so that West Africans are informed.
Originality6
Rationale6
Impact6
Total18
DescriptionNineteen Clifford Chance lawyers attend the trial daily and update a blog that the firm designed and funded. Perfect alignment of the firm's global resources with its commitment to human rights, international justice the and rule of law.

Responsible Business 2008

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InnovationSkills for Life Development Programme: a training programme for the firm's in-house contractors set up with Inner London Training.
Originality6
Rationale7
Impact6
Total19
DescriptionAn unusual move for a City employer to actively improve the its catering contractors, helping them to achieve basic qualifications. Innovative in terms of its scale, ownership and the fact the firm is taking a look at its whole supply chain.