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These targets relate to:

  • reducing our greenhouse gas emissions
  • reducing the amount of waste we generate
  • reducing our water consumption
  • ensuring we buy more sustainable and efficient products and engage with our suppliers to understand and reduce the impacts of our supply chain
Area 2009-2010 baseline 2015-2016 performance (%) Change vs baseline
Average annual full-time equivalent (FTE) staffing figure 337 503 -
Energy and emissions CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes
Electricity 677.7 449.4 -34%
Gas 43.3 39.3 -9%
Total energy 721.0 488.6 -32%
Travel CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes
Fleet n/a 11.1 n/a
Domestic air n/a 38.4 n/a
Rail n/a 38.3 n/a
Taxi n/a 2.2 n/a
Bus n/a 0.0 n/a
Total travel 48.01 90.1 88%
Total emissions CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes
Total CO2 769.0 578.8 -25%
By FTE 2.28 1.15 -50%
By M2 0.23 0.17 -25%
Waste Tonnes Tonnes Tonnes
Waste - whole estate 14.4 18.9 31%
Water Cubic metres Cubic metres Cubic metres
Water - whole estate 7,540 3,843 -49%

1 We have calculated the total travel emissions for 2009-2010 but this information is not available broken down into specific categories

  2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016
Non financial indicators (tCO2e) Scope 1
Gas 47.5 44.7 30.1 30.1
Scope 2
Electricity 532.7 593.1 532.6 449.4
Scope 3
Fleet 2.5 4.5 7.3 11.1
Taxis 1.0 1.7 2.2 2.2
Domestic air 14.7 23.6 28.5 38.4
Rail 19.1 36.1 59.9 38.3
Total scope 3 37.3 65.9 97.9 90.1
Total emissions 617.5 703.7 660.7 578.7
Normalised (tCO2e) By FTE 1.63 1.50 1.37 1.15
By M2 0.18 0.21 0.20 0.17
Energy (KWh) Scope 1
Gas 256,491 243,732 163,968 210,035
Scope 2
Electricity 1,021,666 1,093,151 981,598 898,113
Financial indicators (£) Scope 1 and 2
Gas £10,094 £7,706 £6,465 £7,337
Electricity £117,256 £141,309 £131,943 £125,318
Water £9,016 £14,629 £25,374 £14,233
Scope 3
Fleet £4,960 £5,456 £8,905 £14,868
Taxis £7,900 £14,641 £18,266 £18,157
Domestic air £137,387 £244,635 £259,082 £255,158
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