We're committed to improving the local environment and helping to protect it for the future.

Environmental policy

Read our pdf Environmental Policy (309 KB) .

This policy shows our commitment to reducing our environmental impacts.

Environmental Management System  

We recognise that our activities and services can have positive and negative impacts upon the environment, and that we need to manage them to improve our performance and manage risks. 

To help achieve this we have implemented the externally verified Environmental Management System ISO 14001 across all our direct sites and services.

This helps us manage, measure  and reduce our environmental impacts such as  energy, waste, water, carbon.

The environmental management system ensures we:

  • identify all our environmental impacts 
  • comply with environmental legislation 
  • continually improve our environmental performance

Key areas of environmental management

The key areas are:

Environmental performance summary

We measure and report on our environmental progress each year.

See our pdf performance summary for 2020/21 (383 KB)