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our awards and achievements

2019

  • Go-Ahead Group achieved international standards for good energy management (ISO 50001) 

2018

  • Go-Ahead London won Bus Operator of the Year at the London Transport Awards
  • Go-Ahaed Group achieved international standards  for sustainable procurement (ISO 20400) 
  • Go-Ahead Group in partnership with iBlocks was awarded the Smart Cities UK, Transport Award
  • Go-Ahead awarded sector leading ‘B score’ on Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
  • Go-Ahead awarded Top PLC at North East Top 200
  • Go-Ahead recertified with the FTSE4Good accreditation for consecutive year

2017

  • Triple re-certification of Carbon Trust Standard for carbon, water and waste reduction
  • Go-Ahead bus company Go South Coast won UK Bus Operator of the Year at the UK Bus Awards 
  • 95% score in Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index 
  • Go-Ahead highly commended for building public trust at PWC's annual Building Public Trust Awards
  • Go-Ahead recertified with the FTSE4Good accreditation

2016

  • 95% score in Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index
  • Carbon Disclosure Project score B - recognition for continuous improvement in tackling climate change
  • Helping Hand disability initiative - winner of the UK Bus Awards 2016 for the Bus and Community category
  • Go-Ahead recertified with the FTSE4Good accreditation

2015

  • 96% score in the Business in the Community Corporate Responsibility Index – highest in the transport sector
  • Go-Ahead recertified with the FTSE4Good accreditation

2014

  • Carbon Trust triple accreditation – first transport company 
  • Carbon Disclosure Project score 84B
  • Go-Ahead recertified with the FTSE4Good accreditation
  • Environmental impact award (Corporate Social Responsibility Awards)

2013

  • Sustainable future award (British Quality Foundation UK Excellence Awards)
  • Platinum ranking in Business In The Community Corporate Responsibility index
  • Carbon Disclosure Project score 77B
  • The bus and the community award (UK Bus Awards)
  • Gold ranking in BITC Corporate Responsibility index
  • Go-Ahead recertified with the FTSE4Good accreditation
 

2019

  • Highest average customer staisfaction in the transport sector – 92% (Transport Focus National Bus Passenger Survey) surpassing last years highest score of 91% 

2018

  • Highest average customer staisfaction in the transport sector – 91% (Transport Focus National Bus Passenger Survey)

2017

  • Highest average customer staisfaction in the transport sector – 90% (Transport Focus National Bus Passenger Survey)

2016

  • Joint highest overall customer satisfaction in the transport sector – 89% (Transport Focus National Bus Passenger Survey)

2015

  • Highest average customer satisfaction score of all large transport operators – 90% average customer satisfaction with Go-Ahead regional bus services (Transport Focus National Bus Passenger Survey)

2014

  • 92% average customer satisfaction for regional bus services (Transport Focus independent survey) 

 

2018

  • First provider of bus and rail services to be nationally recognised for the quality of our transport sector apprenticeships by the Education and Skills Funding Agency
  • Investors in People Gold status reaccrediation 

2017

  • Investors in People Gold status reaccrediation 

2016

  • Investors in People Gold status

2015 

  • CEO David Brown runner up for leader of the year (Investors in People Awards)

2014

  • Investors in People Silver status

2013

  • Investors in People accreditation

2019

  • Awarded the Fair Tax Mark for a fifth consecutive year 

2018

  • Best financial reporting for 2017 report (IR Magazine Awards)

2017

  • Highly commended for best use of digital communications and the most effective integration of sustainability into corporate communication (IR Society awards) 
  • Fair Tax Mark award for fourth consecutive year

2016

  • Silver for best printed annual report (FTSE250) for 2015 report (Corporate & Financial Awards)
  • Most effective integration of sustainability reporting into communications for a FTSE250 (Investor Relations Society Best Practice Awards)
  • Fair Tax Mark reawarded 

2015

  • Commendation for investor and analyst communications (Corporate and Financial Awards)
  • Fair Tax Mark reawarded

2014

  • Most effective communications of overall investment proposition (Investor Relations Society Best Practice Awards)
  • Best use of digital communication (Investor Relations Society Best Practice Awards)
  • Fair Tax Mark awarded – first in the FTSE 350

2013

  • Excellence in reporting in the FTSE 250 for annual report 2012 (PwC Building Public Trust Awards)
  • Best communication of sustainability in the annual report (Investor Relations Society Best Practice Awards)
Best financial reporting for 2017 report (IR Magazine Awards)