Better Building Partnership Climate Change Commitment: Founding signatory committed to transitioning to a net zero carbon portfolio, implementing a climate resilience strategy, and detailed disclosure of climate performance, risk and opportunities.
Our central London campuses Broadgate, Paddington Central and Regent's Place are Good Work Standard accredited employers – the Mayor of London’s benchmark for healthy, fair and inclusive workplaces.
We pay at least the Real Living Wage to all British Land employees and we strongly encourage all suppliers to take the same approach. We mandate at least Real Living Wages on all our developments. Our central London campuses Broadgate, Paddington Central and Regent's Place are accredited Living Wage Employers.
Science-based targets: British Land commits to reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions 51% by FY2030 from a FY2020 base year. British Land also commits to reduce scope 3 GHG emissions 55% per square metre of net lettable area over the same target timeframe. These targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), validating that our Scope 1 and 2 target is in line with a 1.5°C climate trajectory and that our Scope 3 target is considered ambitious.
UN Global Compact: Signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2009. We are proud to be members of the UN Global Compact Network UK, working with other organisations that share our commitment to accelerating sustainability efforts and scaling up impact.
ISO 14001 accredited Environmental Management System at our Head Office and across the majority of our office portfolio, including all commercial space on our London campuses.
ISO 50001 accredited Energy Management System for Property Development and Management Services at our Head Office and across the majority of our office portfolio, including all commercial space on our London campuses.
Building Confidence accreditation for our key construction suppliers, recognised as the standard for supplier excellence in the construction industry. Audits of management systems and compliance with statutory requirements across all business areas are administered by Achilles.