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Building sustainably for the future

Our Approach Sustainability Strategy Policies and Statements

Things we’re proud of


Waste recycled in 2021


Charitable Foundation donations made in 2021

Net Zero

Our homes in use will be Net Zero carbon by 2030


employee training days delivered in 2021

It is important that we recognise and respond to the global challenges that society faces. As a major housebuilder, we can play a key role in making positive change to address these issues within the communities we operate and within our supply chain.

We have identified three key pillars to drive our focus and performance. These 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 ongoing operations.


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.

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Transforming communities

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

UN SDG Alignment
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Safe and inclusive

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

UN SDG Alignment
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Sustainability Report 2021

Providing homes and serving our communities across the UK

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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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