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Emissions

In 2015 Group-wide greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions for continuing operations were 22,611 (2014: 27,308 and 2013: 29,127) tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent ("CO2e"), representing a reduction of 17.2% on 2014. Emissions are calculated in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol and include Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions.

Our emission data has been externally verified by Ecometrica. The Assurance Statement can be found here

We were delighted to win two awards at the Carbon Disclosure Project UK Results event last year. The awards recognised how we improved our performance and enhanced our disclosure of our emissions-related information.

Energy use is the main cause of our emissions. Our Property Management team has developed an energy-saving plan. This seeks to optimise our buildings' heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, and invest in energy-efficient devices, such as lighting.

Throughout 2015, 100% of the Group's UK electricity was purchased on a green tariff.

Annual Report & Accounts 2015

Annual Report 2015

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