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we're going green

Climate change is a global emergency

To make our world sustainable for us, and future generations, we must reduce greenhouse gas emissions to keep the global temperature from rising above 1.5°C  by 2050.  

The time to do this is now and we all have a part to play.  

we are aiming to be a zero carbon organisation by 2038

We have worked with the Carbon Trust to understand our carbon emissions as an organisation. This has helped us to develop a plan to reduce our carbon footprint and set targets to measure our progress. 

our environmental strategy

we'll go green 

We will replace our vehicles with electric ones, using green technology and choosing companies to work with based on their commitment to sustainability and environmental management 

we'll build green 

We will future proof new homes in line with Future Homes Standards, building zero-carbon homes and developing a zero-carbon community in Trafford.  


we’ll promote green

Engaging with colleagues so that our ambitions are shared and supported across the organisation. And working with residents to help them understand their impact and reduce their carbon footprint too. 


we’ll invest in green

We will access funding to install renewable and carbon reducing technology. And including zero carbon targets in all our investment plans.   


We’ll create greener places to live 

We will plant trees and wildflower meadows, encouraging nature and tree preservation and develop environmentally friendly waste management systems.  


We’ll be a green partner   

We will work with organisations who share our green ambitions and who are committed to making a difference.  


we’ll measure how green we have become

We will monitor our progress every year,learning as we go and sharing this learning with others.