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Sustainability Strategy

Our sustainability strategy is based on three strategic pillars:

Strategic Pillars

Strategic Ambitions

Targets to 2030

Alignment to UN SDGs

  • Strategic Pillars

    Building a circular economy

    Strategic Ambitions

    Unlock £1.25bn of investment in green economy by 2030

    Targets to 2030

    • Leading in surplus redistribution
    • Quadrupling our plastics recycling
    • Investing in low carbon energy from waste

    Alignment to UN SDGs

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  • Strategic Pillars

    Tackling climate change

    Strategic Ambitions

    Having reduced emissions by 70% since 2002, we will deliver a further 50% reduction by 2030

    Targets to 2030

    • 50% reduction in carbon emissions
    • Cease buying fossil-fuelled trucks
    • Increase collection route efficiency by 20%

    Alignment to UN SDGs

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  • Strategic Pillars

    Caring for our people, supporting our communities

    Strategic Ambitions

    Be recognised as a top ranked employer and continue to be a good citizen, supporting good causes to make a real difference

    Targets to 2030

    • Support of national Hope for Justice campaign to end modern slavery
    • 50% reduction in our Lost Time Injury rate
    • Manage 30% of estate for biodiversity

    Alignment to UN SDGs

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Michael Topham CEO

‘Resourceful, Responsible’ fully supports our strategic growth plans and long-term vision, defining the important role Biffa can play in delivering more sustainable solutions to help combat the UK’s waste challenge.

It is an ambitious but deliverable strategy which is based on proven technologies and is supported by our previously outlined investment plans. We look forward to reporting on our progress in the coming years as we deliver this plan and the exciting investment opportunities that it presents to our business.

Our materiality assessment

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Importance to key stakeholders

Importance to Biffa

Reports

Annual Report FY21 Year in Review

Sustainability Report FY21 Year in Review

5 Sustainability Facts