Our 2020 Sustainability Strategy - Targets


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The tables below show our performance targets, both short-term and long term, for each of our 6 positive outcomes. For more details about our targets for 2014, please visit our latest sustainability report.

"Challenging targets are key to our vision of being a leading sustainable business and delivering our 2020 Sustainability Strategy." 

- David Picton, Carillion Chief Sustainability Officer

David Picton

Build a successful business

Building a successful business

Measure 2014 target Long term target
Carillion will reduce cost and increase profitability by: £25 million £40 million by 2020
Increase share price to: 331.51p 360.96p by 2020


Enable low carbon economies

Enabling low-carbon economies

Measure 2014 target Long term target
Reducing fuel purchased by Carillion* Reframe target and optimise our fuel measurement techniques Track and reduce fuel efficiency measures across the business
Reducing gas consumption from Carillion offices** 19% reduction 25% reduction by 2015
Reducing electricity consumption from Carillion offices (2011 baseline) 15% reduction 25% reduction by 2015

*reduction against a 2011 baseline normalised by turnover
**reduction against a 2011 degree days normalised baseline

Protect the environment

Protecting the environment

Measure 2014 target Long term target
% of waste diverted from landfill 96% 100% by 2015
Reduce water consumption (2012 baseline) 15% reduction 25% reduction by 2015
% sourced timber that meets FSC or equivalent standards 100% Policy


Support sustainable communities

Supporting sustainable communities

Measure 2014 target Long term target
% local spend including SMEs in the UK 45% 60% by 2020
% of Carillion apprentices who complete their framework having an employment outcome 88% 100% by 2020
% of contracts having a Community Needs Plan*** 100% Policy
% of pre-tax profits donated to community activities either in cash or kind 1% 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

Measure 2014 target Long term target
% reduction in All Accident Frequency Rate (AAFR) against a 2011 baseline 39% 70% by 2020
% of employees feel proud to be part of Carillion according to the Carillion Great Debate survey 75% 100% by 2020
% of employees utilise the Carillion special leave policy for community engagement in areas where we work 15% 50% by 2020


Lead the way in our sector

Leading the way with our customers and suppliers

Measure 2014 target Long term target
Sustainable Procurement Task Force (SPTF) Flexible Framework Working towards Level 5 Level 5 by 2015
% of suppliers to provide products and materials that are responsibly and ethically sourced 10% 100% by 2020


For more information about our 2020 Sustainability Strategy, our targets or progress, you can email us at sustainability@carillionplc.com and we will do our best to provide you with the information requested.