Policy, strategy and compliance
We first adopted an environmental policy in 1997, and review it annually. Our current policy and strategies are listed below. Please contact us for access to our historical records.
Strategies and reports
- Sustainability annual report 2014/15 (PDF, 204kB)
- Carbon management plan (PDF, 83kB)
- Travel plan (PDF, 1,104kB)
Environmental Management System
We have achieved certification to the world’s most recognised environmental management system (EMS) standard: ISO 14001.
ISO 14001 is an international standard that provides a framework for organisations to understand, manage and improve their environmental impacts and performance. It helps us put environmental management at the heart of everything we do, enabling us to achieve success in our sustainability goals.
Download our current ISO14001:2004 certificate ISO certificate (PDF, 905kB).
Find out more about our Environmental Management System (ISO 14001:2005)
BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology)
We use BREEAM as our framework to drive forward the sustainability agenda in all our building and refurbishment projects. BREEAM is one of the most established accredited assessment tools in terms of measuring how 'environmental' a new building is.
Discover more about some of our BREEAM and SKA-accredited construction projects.