Creating sustainable homes & helping wildlife to thrive.
Everyone deserves a new home that has a positive impact on communities and the environment. From 2025, all our privately sold homes will be net zero carbon.
Leading change across the industry
We work with a range of industry experts and organisations with a long history of championing meaningful change, which puts us in the position of leading the industry and demonstrating the art of the possible. We believe in sharing knowledge, being the agents for change and inspiring a way forward.
Our sustainability strategy is integrated throughout our operations and communications, giving partners and customers the chance of a new home that has a positive impact on communities and the environment, and a place that inspires a change in behaviour with sustainability at the heart.
A fingerprint for success
Building net zero carbon homes
From 2025, all our privately sold homes will be net zero carbon, meaning that carbon emissions from heating, lighting and cooling are zero or below.
What’s more, through measuring the embodied carbon emissions associated with the construction of our homes, we will create a baseline from which we will work to reduce this as much as possible.
Going beyond biodiversity net gain
We committed to achieving a biodiversity net gain of 10% on our developments three years before this became the statutory minimum.
We will continue to do so whilst recognising that biodiversity net gain is about more than just numbers; it’s also designing wilder places, empowering communities, and encouraging nature stewardship.
Creating strong communities that thrive
Find out more about how we are building on our social value through our employees, partnerships and communities.
Our journey to net zero
Our strategy sets out our ambitions until 2025. It provides an insight into our strategic themes and shows examples of our strategy in action.
We are committed to the aims of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – and our strategy aligns to these goals.
A Planet Mark certified carbon neutral business
We’ve been a carbon neutral business since 2023. This includes all of the carbon emissions from our business, including our business travel, fuel used by us on construction sites, and the energy used in our offices.
As a Planet Mark certified business, we follow a robust three-step process: measuring our impact, engaging our team and communicating our progress.
Our carbon offsetting supports nature-based projects. Natural carbon stores must be protected if we are to slow climate change, and these projects help local communities to thrive.