Our values and commitments

Our mission is to accelerate the move to a decarbonised future. To deliver this mission, we are united by a shared set of values and hold ourselves to account, starting with our own emissions and the way we support our people.


Our values

Emma Calhoun

Committed to delivering a positive impact, our people bring our values to life. They underpin our culture and help us create a workplace where you can thrive.

Integrity: We are known and respected for our impartiality and trusted expertise, working to translate intent into impact.

Ambition: We tackle difficult challenges with innovative solutions to drive meaningful impact today, and for future generations.

Collaboration: We proactively bring stakeholders together and collaborate to catalyse meaningful progress. We are committed to building diverse, inclusive teams, knowing that we are stronger when we act together.

Excellence: We strive to set the highest standard of quality in everything we do, delivering accuracy and precision that others aspire to.

Our commitments

Climate action


We have a systematic approach to health, safety and environmental management. We work to have a positive impact on the environment and ensure the safety and well-being of our people. We are committed to continually improving our environmental performance, as set out in our Health, Safety and Environment Policy.

Team training


We value diversity and provide an inclusive environment for our people. We recruit, reward and promote on merit and seek to develop skills and capabilities.



We comply with all applicable laws and regulations in the countries in which we operate and, where appropriate, go beyond compliance.


Our carbon reduction commitment

On our own Route to Net Zero, we have set science-based targets (SBTs) and are committing through the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) process to the following:

Scope 1 and 2

  • Set Scope 1 and 2 science-based targets aligned to a 1.5C pathway.
  • Commit to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 50% by 2030 from a 2018 base year.

Scope 3

  • Set Scope 3 science-based targets, aligned at a minimum, to a well below 2C pathway. 
  • Commit to reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions from business travel by 65% per FTE by 2030.
  • Commit that 56% of our suppliers, by emissions covering purchased goods and services, will have science-based targets by 2026.
  • We seek to go further by positively influencing our remaining sources of emissions. Additionally, we seek to have a positive overall impact through our wider work, helping organisations move to Net Zero.

The Carbon Trust will go a step further as we commit to setting a Net Zero target.

We know the route to Net Zero is a challenging one, but as we deliver further impact through our work with clients, we will continue our own decarbonisation journey; it is all part of our mission to accelerate the move to a decarbonised future.

We are also proud to support the United Nations Global Compact and the Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

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