HSE is committed to the continuous improvement of environmental performance and management and the prevention of pollution from the activities we undertake in the most cost effective manner.
The dataset includes details of progress towards improving energy consumption and related reduction in carbon emissions, water consumption and waste management. A summary of performance is incorporated within each section and reported annually. Supporting each dataset is a set of overarching principles as follows: Implementing energy saving technologies and initiatives, Adopting strategies to minimise the environmental impacts of business travel, Using utilities in a responsible and economic way to minimise negative impacts on the environment, Managing waste according to our duty of care, minimising volumes going to landfill, by re-use and recycling wherever possible, Purchasing supplies wherever possible which are recycled and recyclable, and whose production and use minimises the consumption of natural resources, Conserving resources by ensuring that buildings and fittings are properly maintained and reflect appropriate eco guidance, Communicating this policy and our environmental performance to appropriate people working for or on behalf of the organisation, Using contractors / suppliers who perform the services in accordance with the government’s environmental policy, demonstrating commitment to the continuous improvement of environmental performance and the management and prevention of pollution from the activities they undertake. The dataset covers Great Britain.