As a responsible law firm, Sygna Partners encourages since its creation, the development and promotion of solidarity and responsible initiatives towards the environment, the human and the economy. The lawyers participate through their commitments to the defense and promotion of humanistic values within the company.
AWARE : Archives of Women Artists, Research and Exhibition
Sygna Partners has been advising the association AWARE: Archives of Women Artists Research & Exhibitions since its creation in 2014. AWARE was founded by its current president Camille Morineau, a curator at the Patrimoine, art historian specializing in women artists. It contributes to the visibility of women artists of the 20th century by producing and posting on its website free and fully bilingual French/English content on their works.
The site currently has nearly 800 biographical notes on women artists, more than 140 articles, thematic tours, videos for children, podcasts, etc.
AWARE is a living encyclopedia with a universal vocation, unique in the world.
Collaborative CSR at the heart of our corporate culture
Sygna Partners has implemented a collaborative CSR, which feeds its reflection on its business project. In consultation with its employees and customers, it takes into account in its activity the social and environmental concerns relayed by civil society and the general interest.
Since September 2021, Sygna Partners has been certified Silver Medal by EcoVadis, the organization that evaluates companies in terms of CSR. Defined by 7 indicators and 21 criteria based on international CSR standards, the evaluation focuses on 4 main themes: environment, social & human rights, ethics and responsible purchasing.
Sygna Partners supports the NGO Yazda
Sygna Partners is offering its international law expertise to the NGO Yazda in cooperation with Amal Clooney and Emilie Gonin of Doughty Street Chambers. Yazda is an NGO that has been supporting survivors of the Yazidi community and documenting the crimes committed by ISIS for over seven years. Yazda has helped to identify, locate and support victims in criminal proceedings in multiple jurisdictions around the world. On 7 September 2021, the French Supreme Court ruled that the LafargeHolcim group could be indicted for complicity in crimes against humanity and financing of terrorism, a decision that now paves the way for a criminal trial.