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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 2016-2017 performance (%) Change vs baseline (%) Change vs 2015-2016
Average annual full-time equivalent (FTE) staffing figure 337 503 532 58% 6%
Energy and emissions CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes
Electricity 677.7 449.4 417.7 -38% -7%
Gas 43.3 39.3 28.6 -34% -27%
Total energy 721.0 488.6 446.3 -38% -9%
Travel CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes
Fleet n/a 11.1 7.1 n/a -36%
Domestic air 16.4* 38.4 39.8 143% 4%
Rail 31.6* 38.3 35.2 12% -8%
Taxi n/a 2.2 1.8 n/a -18%
Bus n/a 0 0 n/a -8%
Total travel 48.0 90.1 83.9 75% -7%
Total emissions CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes
Total CO2 769.0 578.8 530.2 -31% -8%
By FTE 2.28 1.15 1.00 -56% -13%
By M2 0.23 0.17 0.16 -31% -7%
Waste Tonnes Tonnes Tonnes Tonnes Tonnes
Landfill Waste - whole estate** 42.8 56.1 74.1 73% 32%
Water Cubic metres Cubic metres Cubic metres Cubic metres Cubic metres
Water - whole estate 7,540 3,843 4,782 -37% 24%

* Partially estimated split between domestic air and rail (incomplete data for this period).

** Methodology for calculating landfill waste revised and previous years' figures recalculated.

2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017
Non financial indicators (tCO2e) Scope 1
Gas 47.5 44.7 30.1 39.3 28.6
Scope 2
Electricity 532.7 593.1 532.6 449.4 417.7
Scope 3
Fleet 2.5 4.5 7.3 11.1 7.1
Taxis 1.0 1.7 2.2 2.2 1.8
Domestic air 14.7 23.6 28.5 38.4 39.8
Rail 19.1 36.1 59.9 38.3 35.2
Total scope 3 37.3 65.9 97.9 90.1 83.9
Total emissions 617.5 703.7 660.7 578.7 530.2
Normalised (tCO2e) By FTE 1.63 1.50 1.37 1.15 1.00
By M2 0.18 0.21 0.20 0.17 0.16
Energy (KWh) Scope 1
Gas 256,491 243,732 163,968 210,035 155,230
Scope 2
Electricity 1,021,666 1,093,151 981,598 898,113 1,013,814
Financial indicators (£) Scope 1 and 2
Gas £10,094 £7,706 £6,465 £7,337 £5,485
Electricity £117,256 £141,309 £131,943 £125,318 £133,383
Water £9,016 £14,629 £25,374 £14,233 £17,351
Scope 3
Fleet £4,960 £5,456 £8,905 £14,868 £23,175
Taxis £7,900 £14,641 £18,266 £18,157 £14,725
Domestic air £137,387* £244,635* £26,970 £20,006 £20,729
Rail £232,112 £235,152 £216,195

* we are unable to adequately disaggregate our contract data for these periods

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