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 more about our progress against our strategy and achievements throughout the year in our 2021 Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 3 July 2021.


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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:

2021 overview



carbon emissions per vehicle mile (2020: 1.07kg)



community investment (2020: £1.0m)



female Board representation (2020: 50%)

External recognition:

Low risk

Sustainalytics rating


MSCI rating

B grade

CDP (formerly, the Carbon Disclosure Project)

Green Economy Mark

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