Better Environment

We tackle climate change, conserve resources and protect the environment.

The Evidence

  • 34% reduction in our carbon footprint (against a 2011 normalised) baseline
  • £6,000-a-year savings for schools and councils with on-site solar panels, reducing carbon by 40,000 tonnes
  • Over £600,000 saved using low-carbon smart vehicle telematics (Canada)

The Evidence

  • 95% waste diverted from landfill (2015: 94%)
  • 37% water reduction (operations); 1% water reduction (estate) (2015: 40%; 24%)

The Evidence

  • 26,000 hours given to plant 45 million trees, removing up to 20 million tonnes of CO2, Canada
  • 7 tonnes of beach debris collected by 14 colleagues to protect loggerhead turtle hatchlings, Oman

1 Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design