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Sustainability

Building sustainably for the future

Our Approach Sustainability Strategy Policies and Statements

Things we’re proud of

94%

Waste recycled in 2021

£1.8m

Charitable Foundation donations made in 2021

Net Zero

Our homes in use will be Net Zero carbon by 2030

c.13,200

employee training days delivered in 2021

Sustainability is integral to how we do business.

As a responsible business, we recognise the importance of making a positive contribution to the communities we work in.

Our sustainability strategy comprises three key pillars to drive our performance and focus. The pillars reflect our material issues and are aligned to the Group’s strategic objectives, ensuring that sustainability is a core part of the Group’s operations.

THREE KEY PILLARS

Building for tomorrow

We will achieve net zero carbon homes in use and in our operations, supported by carbon reduction commitments, aligned to climate science.

Environment
UN SDG Alignment
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  • Sdgs 11
  • Sdgs 12
  • SDGS 13
  • Sdgs 15
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THREE KEY PILLARS

Transforming communities

We will positively transform communities directly connected to Persimmon’s activities.

Communities
UN SDG Alignment
  • Sdgs 11
  • Sdgs 15

THREE KEY PILLARS

Safe and inclusive

We will create a safe and inclusive culture focused on the wellbeing of our customers, communities and workforce.

People
UN SDG Alignment
  • Sdgs 03
  • Sdgs 04
  • SDGS 05
  • Sdgs 08
  • Sdgs 10
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Sustainability Report 2021

 

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Policies & Statements

Download policies and statements supporting our sustainability strategy

Policies and Statements

Our Sustainability Strategy

Integrating sustainability into our business

Our Sustainability Strategy

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