Go-Ahead publishes sustainability report…..

A sustainability report for the year ended 2 July 2016 has been released by the Go-Ahead Group. The document illustrates the Group’s sustainability performance and progress across all aspects of the organisation’s activity aligned to the strategic priority areas: society, customers, its people and finance.

Go-Ahead Group’s Corporate Affairs and Sustainability Manager, David Vazquez, said, ‘We continually aim to improve our reporting across the Group and make sure we are talking about the things that matter most to our key stakeholders. We are proud of many of our achievements to date but know that there’s always a great deal more that can be done. With this in mind this year we’ve started a sustainability materiality review to help identify the most important non-financial material issues on which to focus our efforts.’

The report and an accompanying video can be viewed at www.go-ahead.com/en/sustainability/performance-and-reports.html

….and scores high for green strategy

Go-Ahead Group has, again, achieved a strong score in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its disclosure on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change strategies. The CDP is a comprehensive assessment of global data undertaken on behalf of more than 800 institutional investors. The data and insights given by CDP are intended to enable the investors to make better informed decisions. Go-Ahead places a great deal of emphasis on carbon, water and waste reduction.

Go-Ahead Group Corporate Communications Director, Sarah Boundy, said, ‘Reducing our impact on climate change is important to us and the continuous efforts of colleagues across our bus and rail divisions have contributed to this strong CDP result. Earlier this year we consulted stakeholders and there was agreement about the importance of this issue and we will ensure it remains a key area of focus for the future. Our corporate responsibility goes beyond reducing carbon emissions and we work with industry partners to keep improving across the board.’

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