SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

PRINCIPLES OF SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AT EKOL LAWFIRM

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Ekol Law Office

Ekol Lawfirm, being a community that creates permanent values with pro-active work concept and sustainability approach, develops preventive measures by risk analysis; efficiently utilizing the limited sources it reveals watchful and complementary works, also it aims to serve the future and humanity, and finally considers these eigenvalues as the prerequisite for respect and modesty toward the society, the humanity and the truth.

In this respect, we primarily keep “avail to society” concept on the agenda. We care to play a role in activities devoted to protecting the law, human rights and the environment. As Ekol Lawfirm, universal values guide us in our business processes and the decisions we make.

Our main principles which we ground on in social responsibility area are as follows:

We disallow discrimination on language, religion, race, colour, gender, political opinion, belief, sectarian, age, disability, or on any kind among the employees of the office.

Driving forward the unifying elements at work and providing a positive, agreeable and cooperative work environment we prevent conflicts between our employees and ensure that people with different belief, opinion and view could work coherently.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Ekol Law Office

While we make necessary effort for personal development of our employees, at the same time we pay regard to the balance between the private life and an employee’s career.

We believe that our employees has the right to work in a healthy and reliable, safe environment in conformity with human dignity.

Within the frame of social responsibility, we care about values of the society in where we live and make an effort for its development.

We support our employees desiring to be volunteer in social and communal activities.

We certify our applications in order for our firm to operate in compliance with international standards.

We are attentive to develop and apply approaches to ensure that particularly our clients and our business associates would act according to international standards in social responsibility area.

We manage and direct, by the sense of responsibility, the environmental effects that possibly might derive from our activities.

While making use a business opportunity we care environmental developments and avoid any practices that could harm to environment and the earth.

We support ecological awareness platforms and information sharing for society’s environmental conscience.

We provide gratis legal services to the firms and non-governmental organizations that works for cleaner environment and do projects for renewable energy sources.


OUR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES

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FOR AN ACCESSIBLE SOCIETY

We bear in mind and act accordingly that every person could be disabled one day in the future. In order for disabled citizens to contribute to our manpower we make it convenient and reserve quotas for them. In addition, we make pecuniary and in kind donations to Institutions established to support disabled citizens.

 
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Environment

EKOL LAWFIRM conducts its all activities in economic, social and environmental sense of responsibility. In this respect,

  • • We have memberships in many domestic and international environmental organizations
  • • Membership in Yesilay (Turkish Green Crescent Association) and more of the same institutions
  • • Each of the Co-Founders has membership in Foundation on Preservation of Natural Heritage
  • • Every year we underplant a sapling for our clients and employees in Ekol Lawfirm family memorial forest
 
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EDUCATION

Ekol Lawfirm gives primacy to make all the difference in people’s life creating innovative, genuine and permanent values in order to hand down our past values to next generations and to enhance the social consciousness among youth in the country and abroad and in order to develop innovative strategies for these goals do considerable amount of work. Ekol Lawfirmcommunity is both founder and member of the many domestic and international associations.

We carry out social welfare benefit activities and provide legal support for the needy-indigent persons who live in developing countries, especially, Africa, Far East, South America and in war territories.

We support activities that would keep youth and society away from alcohol, drug and substance addiction. We render gratis legal support and services to amateur sports clubs and individuals who engage in sports.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Ekol Lawfirm provides scholarship to high achiever students especially in law faculties. Students who keep good records maintain their scholarships during their educations.

We contribute to successful students’ personal developments by sending them abroad for short-term trainings particularly to the United States of America, Canada and England.

In addition to scholarship opportunities, we also arrange social activities that help increase students’ moral and motivation. Of first priority effort, we encourage each student to be active and participate with their free will and each makes free and inventive decisions in these activities.