Our sustainability strategy guides and measures performance across the business, embedding sustainability values throughout our operations.


Public Open Spaces Created


A 14% increase in POS created from 2015

Funds to Local Communities


A 11% increase in monies committed to local communities

Training Days Delivered


An increase of 24% from 3,859 in 2015

Total Waste Produced


A decrease from 9.84 Tonnes per 100m2

"This year we have made considerable progress towards our Aspirations 2018 targets in our continued focus on contributing to economic development and creating vibrant, healthy communities wherever we work. Achieving these aims whilst protecting and enhancing our natural environment, developing our people and engaging with our customers on sustainability is at the heart of what we do."

JOHN TUTTE Group Chief Executive


Our progress towards our targets

Our continuing focus on design for sustainability is demonstrated by our strong progress towards our 2018 aspirations

Objective 2015 2016 2018 target Progress
Public open space created 209 hectares 239 hectares Continual investment
Heat loss from homes 54% better than 1970's 54% better than 1970's 66% better than 1970's
% of homes incorporating renewable technologies 19% 13% 75%
Reduce water usage (litres/head/day) 105 105 80
Homes including domestic recycling facilities 56% 58% 75%
Homes fitted with smart meters 79% 82% 100%
Building information modelling (BIM) development Level 2 Level 2 Level 3
Improvement/level maintained Decline

We want to provide our customers with the best possible home-buying experience

Objective 2015 2016 2018 Target Progress
% of our customers recommending us to a friend per NHBC research 90.2% 88.4% >95%
My Redrow registrations 13,774 17,269 15,000
Customers' Extras £10m £17.2m £15m
NHBC Pride in the Job Awards 15% of sites 19% of sites 20% of sites
Improvement/level maintained Decline

Creating sustainable communities is the heart of our business

Objective 2015 2016 2018 target Progress
Monies committed to fund the improvement of local communities £128m £142m Continued investment in local communities
Community consultations as % of planning submissions* 47% 45% Increased engagement
Considerate Constructors average score 34.82 34.37 >35
Homes within 500m of public transport node 95% 98% 90%

*Minor planning submissions, plot substitutions, etc. excluded

Improvement/level maintained Decline

Redrow is all about quality and this gives people a real sense of pride and achievement

Objective 2015 2016 2018 target Progress
Trainees as % of workforce 15% 15% 15%
Training days delivered 3,859 4,800 Increasing training per head
Graduate programme intake 28 34 Increase in line with growth
Workforce under 25 16.5% 16.2% Maintain/Increase
Total workforce 1,651 1,962 Maintain headcount growth
Health & Safety Awards 3 Highly Commended 2 Highly Commended & 3 Commended Progressive Improvement
Reportable accidents per site 0.23 0.20 0.3
Improvement/level maintained Decline

We continue to focus on the efficient use of materials, water and energy in our activities

Objective 2015 2016 2018 target Progress
Total waste produced per 100m² of build 9.84 tonnes per 100m² 9.76 tonnes per 100m² 7.5 tonnes per 100m²
Waste diverted from landfill 92.6% 94.8% >95%
Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions 2.57 tonnes CO2e/100m² 2.61 tonnes CO2e/100m² 10% reduction
Site water consumption 21.01m³ / 100m² 14.66m³ / 100m² Reduce m³ / 100m²
Responsibly sourced timber 99.82% 99.83% 100%
% of build materials locally sourced 93% 93% 95%
% of subcontract labour employed locally 89% 90% 95%
Improvement/level maintained Decline


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Sustainable Procurement Policy
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Sustainability Policy
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Environmental Policy
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GTFN Reporting Summary 2015
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Timber Usage Report 2015
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Purchasing Policy of Sustainable Timber Products
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