Our 2020 Sustainability Strategy - Progress


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The tables below show our performance against our 2014 targets. For more details about our targets for 2015, please visit our latest sustainability report.

Build a successful business

Building a successful business

We said We have
Carillion will contribute £25 million to profitability through sustainability actions £27.2m


Enable low carbon economies

Enabling low-carbon economies

We said We have
11% reduction on our carbon footprint (against a 2011 normalised baseline) 17% reduction
19% reduction in gas consumption from Carillion offices (against a 2011 degree days normalised baseline) 11% reduction
15% reduction in electricity consumption from Carillion offices (against a 2011 baseline) 24% reduction
100% contracts to have a Carbon Reduction Plan 96%


Protect the environment

Protecting the environment

We said We have
96% waste diverted from landfill   95%
15% reduction water consumption (against a 2012 normalised baseline) 28%* reduction
100% sourced timber will meet Forest Stewardship Council or equivalent standards 99% (based on 2013 performance report)

* Operational water reduction (using 2012 baseline and normalised by turnover) was 28%. The Carillion Estate water consumption increased by 12% (using 2012 baseline and normalised by square foot).

Support sustainable communities

Supporting sustainable communities

We said We have
45% local spend including SMEs in the UK 51%
88% of Carillion apprentices who complete their framework will have an employment outcome 87%
100% contracts to have a community needs plan 96%
1% pre-tax profits donated to community activities either in cash or kind 1%
4% of schools, unemployed and hard to reach1 groups to develop skills to enter employment 4%

* Hard to reach covers a wide range of groups and are those with real or perceived barriers to engagement/employment.

Provide better prospects for our people

Providing better prospects for our people

We said We have
39% reduction in All Accident Frequency Rate (AAFR) against a 2011 baseline 49%
75% of employees feel proud to be part of Carillion according to the Carillion Great Debate survey 65% 
15% of employees utilise the Carillion special leave policy for community engagement in areas where we work 14%


Lead the way in our sector

Leading the way with our customers and suppliers

We said We have
Maintain Level 4 of Sustainable Procurement Task Force Flexible Framework and work towards Level 5   Level 4 achieved 
% of suppliers to respond positively to sourcing materials and products from responsible and ethical sources   35%