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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 2017-2018 performance (%) Change vs baseline (%) Change vs 2016-2017
Average annual full-time equivalent (FTE) staffing figure 337 503 532 609 81% 14%
Energy and emissions CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes
Electricity 677.7 449.4 417.7 363.7 -46% -13%
Gas 43.3 39.3 28.6 32.2 -26% 13%
Total energy 721.0 488.6 446.3 395.8 -45% -11%
Travel CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes
Fleet n/a 11.1 7.1 3.2 n/a -55%
Domestic air 16.4 38.4 39.8 35.0 113% -12%
Rail 31.6 38.3 35.2 36.0 14% 2%
Taxi n/a 2.2 1.8 2.3 n/a 30%
Bus n/a 0 0 0.0 n/a -41%
Total travel 48.0 90.1 83.9 76.5 59% -9%
Total emissions CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes CO2e tonnes
Total CO2 769.0 578.8 530.2 472.4 -39% -11%
By FTE 2.28 1.15 1.00 0.78 -66% -22%
By M2 0.23 0.17 0.16 0.14 -39% -11%
Waste Tonnes Tonnes Tonnes Tonnes Tonnes Tonnes
Landfill Waste - whole estate* 42.8 56.1 74.1 39.8 -7% -46%
Water Cubic metres Cubic metres Cubic metres Cubic metres Cubic metres Cubic metres
Water usage - whole estate 7,540 3,843 4,782 4,248 -44% -11%
Water treatment - whole 4,036 n/a n/a

* reporting for waste now benefits from more granular data covering landfill, EFW and recycling

2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Non financial indicators (tCO2e) Scope 1
Gas 47.5 44.7 30.1 39.3 28.6 32.2
Scope 2
Electricity 532.7 593.1 532.6 449.4 417.7 363.7
Scope 3
Fleet 2.5 4.5 7.3 11.1 7.1 3.2
Taxis 1.0 1.7 2.2 2.2 1.8 2.3
Domestic air 14.7 23.6 28.5 38.4 39.8 35.0
Rail 19.1 36.1 59.9 38.3 35.2 36.0
Total scope 3 37.3 65.9 97.9 90.1 83.9 76.5
Total emissions 617.5 703.7 660.7 578.7 530.2 472.4
Normalised (tCO2e) By FTE 1.63 1.50 1.37 1.15 1.00 0.78
By M2 0.18 0.21 0.20 0.17 0.16 0.14
Energy (KWh) Scope 1
Gas 256,491 243,732 163,968 210,035 155,230 157,140
Scope 2
Electricity 1,021,666 1,093,151 981,598 898,113 1,013,814 946,036
Financial indicators (£) Scope 1 and 2
Gas £10,094 £7,706 £6,465 £7,337 £5,485 £5,434
Electricity £117,256 £141,309 £131,943 £125,318 £133,383 £133,961
Water £9,016 £14,629 £25,374 £14,233 £17,351 £16,082
Scope 3
Fleet £4,960 £5,456 £8,905 £14,868 £23,175 £21,797
Taxis £7,900 £14,641 £18,266 £18,157 £14,725 £13,263
Domestic air £137,387* £244,635* £26,970 £20,006 £20,729 £20,317
Rail £232,112 £235,152 £216,195 £258.071

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

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