UN Sustainable Development Goals

At Persimmon, we want to address global challenges in a meaningful way that is relevant and aligned to our business strategy.

The table below shows how Persimmon’s three key sustainability pillars, core focus areas and material issues aligns to 10 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

The UN SDGs universally apply to all and aim to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities, and tackle climate change on a global scale by 2030. These Goals cannot be realised without participation from all sectors including business.

Building for tomorrow


Transforming communities


Safe and inclusive

Our six core focus areas
Material issue alignment

Number 1 Climate change action and resilience
2 Strategy
6 Governance
7 Helping customers to live sustainably


4 Customer satisfaction
8 Social value and enhancing communities


3 Build quality and safety
5 Health and safety
9 Talent attraction, diversity, development and engagement
10 Cyber security and protection

UN SDG alignment
sdg7 - affordable and clean energy SDG11 - sustainable cities and communities SDG12 - responsible consumption and production sdg13 - climate action sdg 15 - life on land   SDG11 - sustainable cities and communities sdg 15 - life on land   SDG3 - good health and wellbeing sdg 4 - quality education sdg 5 - gender equality sdg 8 - decent work and economic growth sdg 10 - reduced inequalities


Our core focus areas

Supporting our customers Creating and supporting sustainable and inclusive communities
Investing in our colleagues Continue to invest in high quality land
Working safely, responsibly and efficiently Maintaining financial strength through the housing cycle Maintaining financial strength through the housing cycle

Materiality matrix

Focusing on what matters most

Materiality Matrix

Engaging with Stakeholders

Committed to maintaining positive relationships

Engaging with Stakeholders


Our Sustaianbility Governance Framework