We're Climate Champions!

Markowitz Herbold's environmental best practices include:

  • Purchasing 100% recycled paper for basic copying and printing
  • Awarding sustainability grants to incentivize and reward employees for being sustainable outside the office
  • Offering free Trimet passes as well as Zipcar memberships to employees
  • Providing a volunteer "bicycle liaison" to help new bike commuters with route information, bicycling best practices, and answer questions
  • Providing durable, reusable dishware for employee use and during firm-sponsored events
  • Maintaining recycling facilities in the office for paper, metal, plastic, glass, toner cartridges, batteries, cork, and compost
  • Hosting an annual Sustainability Lunch for employees to highlight the firm's environmental achievements
  • Annually purchasing Carbon Offsets for all business-related auto, air, and train travel; Renewable Energy Certificates for our office’s energy use; and Water Restoration Certificates for our office’s water use

In addition to our best practices, Markowitz Herbold has received the following recognition:

  • Recognized by Oregon Business magazine as one of the Best Green Workplaces in Oregon in 2022 and 2023
  • Sustainability at Work’s Gold Certification for leadership in helping make Portland one of the cleanest, most sustainable cities in the country
  • Designated a Law Office Climate Challenge Partner by the American Bar Association
  • Received the 2013 Sustainable Law Office Leadership Award from the Sustainable Future Section of the Oregon State Bar for our program that rewards employees for making sustainable choices away from the office
  • Recognized as a “Partner in Sustainability” by the Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future Section

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