Carbon reduction targets

Skanska UK’s ambitious targets include cutting all supply chain emissions

Net-zero carbon emissions by 2045

Our main target is:
  • Skanska UK aims to be carbon neutral, with net-zero emissions, by 2045.

The objective is for our portfolio of projects to be net-zero without using carbon offsetting schemes.

“What makes these targets different is they include all the emissions produced by the whole of our supply chain, from their work on our projects” said Skanska UK’s President and CEO, Gregor Craig.

“We think that’s really important. The construction industry is different to other sectors. You’ve got to look at emissions produced by sub-contractors and suppliers during construction and maintenance. If you only look at your own direct emissions, you don’t get a true picture.”

You can see our supply chain estimates 

We also have a number of additional targets.

By 2030, we aim to:

  • Cut carbon emissions to 50 per cent of the 2010 level. The target is 223,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent gases.
  • Reduce carbon intensity to 130. Carbon intensity is the amount of CO2equivalent gases, in tonnes, produced for every £1 million of Skanska UK revenue. Click below to find out more about carbon intensity and why it is important.

    Carbon intensity.
Last updated: 30/04/2019