Our 2020 Sustainability Strategy - Progress


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The tables below show our performance against our 2013 targets. For more details about our targets for 2014, please visit our latest sustainability report.

Build a successful business

Building a successful business

We said We have
Carillion will reduce cost and increase profitability by £20m £22.6m
Increase share price to 326.51p 291.60p


Enable low carbon economies

Enabling low-carbon economies

We said We have
25% reduction in fuel purchased (against a 2011 baseline normalised by turnover) 3% reduction
18% reduction in gas consumption from Carillion offices (against a 2011 degree days normalised baseline) 13% increase
10% reduction in electricity consumption from Carillion offices (against a 2011 baseline) 10% reduction


Protect the environment

Protecting the environment

We said We have
91% waste diverted from landfill   91%
8% reduction water consumption (against a 2012 normalised baseline) 27%* reduction
100% sourced timber will meet Forest Stewardship Council or equivalent standards 97% (based on 2012 performance report)

* Operational water reduction (normalised by turnover) was 27%. Absolute water reduction was 12%. When comparing water from buildings on the Carillion Estate the reduction is 5% however more water was consumed in 2013 due to the acquisition of two new buildings. Therefore, absolute water consumption for our estates portfolio actually increased by 10% in 2013.

Support sustainable communities

Supporting sustainable communities

We said We have
30% local spend including SMEs in the UK 42%
50% of Carillion apprentices who complete their framework will have an employment outcome 86%
100% contracts to have a community needs plan* 72%
1% pre-tax profits donated to community activities either in cash or kind 1%

 * Planned implementation for Community Needs Plan started during the last quarter of 2013. Therefore figure represents contracts that were active in Q4 (Oct-Dec) 2013 and with more than six months left to run. Contracts are expected to implement plans within the first 3 months of mobilisation.

Provide better prospects for our people

Providing better prospects for our people

We said We have
27% reduction in All Accident Frequency Rate (AAFR) against a 2011 baseline 38%
75% of employees feel proud to be part of Carillion according to the Carillion Great Debate survey Great Debate reviewed 
6% of employees utilise the Carillion special leave policy for community engagement in areas where we work 12%


Lead the way in our sector

Leading the way with our customers and suppliers

We said We have
Achieve Level 4 of Sustainable Procurement Task Force (SPTF) Flexible Framework Level 4 achieved 
All suppliers to provide products and materials that are responsibly and ethically sourced 60 suppliers out of top 250*

* In 2013 we targeted 45% of Group's top 250 suppliers to provide products and materials that are responsibly and ethically sourced and we achieved 24%. Target measurement will change in 2014 to cover all suppliers.