Wyrick Robbins pledges to lessen the law firm’s impact on the environment and to become a leader in North Carolina’s legal industry by promoting responsible stewardship toward the environment and its natural resources. "Successful law firms must find ways to reduce or negate their carbon footprint. By partnering with Green Places, we now have a plan to achieve a net zero impact."- Larry Robbins, Partner
of carbon offset since 2021
That's like taking 202 cars off the road, permanently.
The Kootznoowoo Project protects 20,159 acres of forest located on the Dolomi and Dora Bay stretches of Prince of Wales Island in Alaska. 8,000 acres of this project are classified as an old-growth forest - forests with large, old (alive and dead) trees that are virtually undisturbed by human impact. These forests serve as an ecological staple to local animals and nearby communities. This project is unique because it is owned by the native Haida and Tlingit people, who have inhabited this land for over 1,000 years, and managed alongside the United States Forest Service. This joint protection responsibility ensures that indigenous territories are protected and natives voices are heard. This land is home to twelve fish bearing streams and is saturated with various types of berry bushes that are historically significant in the Dolomi and Dora Bay.
Centered in the Charanka Village in the state of Gujarat, this solar grid project is the first of its kind for India. The solar plant produces 25 megawatts (MW) of electricity and is connected to the Indian electricity grid - meaning the country is diversifying its energy sources and creating a more resilient grid. Through the use of power purchase agreements, nearby residents and workplaces can choose to have their energy sourced from this sustainable energy solution.
This project, which is overseen by The Nature Conservancy, is centered around the conservation and protection of Burnt Mountain Natural Area. Burnt Mountain Natural Area is a 5,408-acre forest plot that will remain “forever wild.” “Forever wild” is the highest available legal protection for land in the United States, meaning that the forest must be protected in its natural condition in perpetuity.
Wyrick Robbins is a full-service law firm with a collaborative culture and a focus on growth-oriented businesses. We strive to translate our values into action, with a focus on sustainability, community, diversity, equity & inclusion.