At BLP we firmly believe that successful companies cannot exist in failed societies. Since 2008, we have articulated a Sustainability strategy designed to realize our commitment to developing a program of active and responsible participation in the solution of regional social problems.

Our contribution to the economic, human, and social development of Central America is designed to prevent environmental deterioration and promote social justice, equity, and cultural diversity in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

Our Sustainability efforts have enabled us to become a leader in gender equity – 50% of our lawyers are women

CERTIFICATIONS

Furthermore, our proactive corporate culture has earned us distinctions such as the Carbon Neutral Country Seal for five consecutive years and the Ecological Blue Flag for six years, making us the only law firm to obtain these recognitions in Central America.

+100 NGOs

pro bono beneficiaries

0

wage gap between MEN and WOMEN

1st

firm in Central America to sign the Cyrus R. Vance Center Pro bono Declaration of the Americas.

17 SDGs

We have aligned our strategy with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations

PEOPLE

We maintain a program of active and responsible participation in the solution to our society’s problems.

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PLANET

We are aware of the threats suffered by the planet and the challenges facing companies that have to be able to generate a healthy, balanced and suitable environment for human development.

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PEACE

We promote balance and social justice through the development of policies and programs aimed at reducing all forms of violence in society, fostering acceptance, respect, and tolerance.

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ALLIANCES

BLP has established alliances with agents of change, to benefit the most important social and business projects in the region that impact our societies.

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PROSPERITY

BLP promotes and participates in economic development programs that strive to improve the quality of life of the people of Central America.

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PRO BONO BENEFICIARIES

BLP currently supports more than 100 NGOs in Central America with our Pro Bono by BLP program.  If you are interested in exploring BLP’s pro bono services, please fill out the form

Organizational Sustainability Plan

For companies that create their future.

The vision that enabled our founding partners to take an innovative approach to attorney-client relations also led them to a greater awareness of the world we live and work in. They saw a need to judge our actions as they impact the community, society, and the people who share our office culture. Soon, they became intrigued by the notion of sustainability, as outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as social actions related to equality, diversity, non-discrimination, human development, and inclusion.

Other services to transform your company:

  • Organizational strategy for business inclusion and diversity.
  • Business development with gender equality and equity.
  • Community advocacy plan.

Business development with gender equality and equity 

Eliminate the gaps and make a difference. 

Starting with the regulations that establish the equality of women in the workplace, in coordination with the organization, we evaluate the situation of women in the company, training processes, as well as policies and action plans to achieve a full parity of women and men in organizations. 

Other services to transform your company: 

  • Organizational strategy for business inclusion and diversity. 
  • Business development with gender equality and equity. 
  • Community advocacy plan. 

Organizational strategy for business inclusion and diversity 

The future is diverse, inclusive, and signals it is time to change. 

Together with the organization, we elaborate diagnoses, institutional policies, action plans, and training related to the state of the organization. In addition, we identify opportunities for improving equality, equal opportunities, and job development, as well as monitor the organizational culture as it adapts to the inclusion of diversity.  We also present a community advocacy plan. 

Other services to transform your company: 

  • Business development with gender equality and equity. 
  • Organizational Sustainability Plan 
  • Community advocacy plan. 

Community advocacy plan 

Let’s become influential companies. 

We review the relationships that the company implements with its employees, suppliers, clients, and the community at large. In addition, we prepare measurable social impact plans that have the full participation of the company’s management and staff, interacting directly with the indicated actors. 

Other services to transform your company include 

  • The development of a strategy of inclusion and diversity. 
  • The introduction of a business culture that stresses gender equality and equity. 
  • Organizational Sustainability Plan.

¿How can we help in Central America?

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