(3BL Media) June 22, 2012 - Managing environmental,
economic and social impacts is central to the way British
Land does business and to delivering value for its
shareholders. This year, more than ever, the company has
focused on achieving results on the sustainability issues
that matter most to the business and its key stakeholders.
27% less landlord-influenced energy use than 2009
baseline, reducing carbon emissions by 24,500 tonnes and
saving occupiers £3.3 million over the last three years
BREEAM Excellent sustainability ratings for all office
97% of waste diverted from landfill on developments and
87% at properties, outperforming industry good practice
19,400 people benefited through British Land's
British Land is the leading UK Real Estate Investment Trust
on several key sustainability indices, including Management
Today's Most Admired Companies in Britain for community and
environmental responsibility 2011, the CDP Carbon
Disclosure Leadership Index 2011, and the Sunday Times Best
Green Companies 2011.
Based on stakeholder feedback, the company has updated its
focus areas and provided more information on how it has
been learning, what it has found challenging, and what its
priorities and plans for the future are.
British Land reports to the Global Reporting Initiative B+
standard and EPRA Best Practice Recommendations on
Sustainability Reporting. Key performance data is
independently assured under the ISAE 3000 standard.