ESG

ESG at Go-Ahead 

As an international transport operator, our businesses have a far reaching impact on our customers, colleagues, suppliers, regulators, shareholders and the communities we serve.

ESG matters have long been core to Go-Ahead’s strategy and operations. We ensure that the ESG issues that are important to our stakeholders are understood and managed and we provide clear and transparent information through our communications and reporting. This enables the Group to manage risk more effectively and better inform key decision-making.

Our latest integrated report

Read about our progress against our strategy and achievements throughout the year in our 2020 Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 27 June 2020.

 

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ESG engagement and reporting

We are committed to operating our businesses in a socially responsible manner, embedding strong and clear governance, and conducting our business in a sustainable way. Our ESG commitment is recognised by a number of external bodies.

Contributing to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

We contribute positively to the UNs vision for a more sustainable planet. We have identified five SDGs for which we believe we can make a positive impact for all our stakeholders:

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2020 overview

Environment

1.07kg

carbon emissions per vehicle mile (2019: 1.15kg)

Social

£1.0m

community investment (2019: £1.6m)

Governance

57%

female Board representation (2019: 50%)

External recognition:

Low risk

Sustainalytics rating

AAA

MSCI rating

B grade

Carbon Disclosure Project

99

FTSE4Good percentile rating out of a maximum of 100

Green Economy Mark

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