BRE Climate Pledge for COP21 – halving our impact by 2020

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The following pledge and targets form the basis for the BRE S Plan 2020, to deliver real and measurable improvements within our business and reduce our major impacts, in support of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. 

All targets are based on a 2010 baseline.

BRE Group pledges to halve its impact by 2020. We will achieve this in the following ways: 

 co2 By 2020, we will halve our CO2e emissions associated with the energy consumed (electricity and natural gas use) on the BRE Garston site.
 waste By 2020, we will halve the amount of unsegregated non-recyclable waste produced at BRE Garston site, and continue to send zero non-hazardous waste to landfill.
 transport By 2020, we will halve associated CO2 emissions from BRE staff travel to work.
water By 2020, we will halve our water use on the BRE Garston site.
 community By 2020, we will deliver face to face teaching on climate change and sustainability to 19,000 school children through BRE’s Sustainable Development Programme for Schools.

For press enquiries please contact Linda McKeown, BRE, 01923 664569, email