Take a look at how WSP is delivering against our sustainability objectives across the UK

WELCOME TO THE WSP ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2019

Chief Executive, WSP UK

Ensuring positive societal change for our clients and the people and places we serve is our clearest opportunity to demonstrate and live our firm’s values. 

 Over the last year, we have driven a transition towards a net-zero future, helped clients and communities thrive, empowered our people, and championed skills and innovation."

Mark Naysmith

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Claire Gott

UK Head of Corporate Social Responsibility

David Symons

UK Director of Sustainability

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OUR JOURNEY TO NET ZERO

At WSP, there is no greater challenge than mitigating climate change. Whether by cutting carbon, protecting nature or advocating for a fair transition, achieving a net-zero future will increase resilience, attract new talent and build back better from COVID-19.

We're leading our industry by:

convened the
'pledge to Net Zero'

Founding the APPG on Net Zero

winning Global Good ‘Company of the Year 2019’

We must also tread our own journey to net zero:

2025

target for the WSP UK business to be Net Zero

17%

reduction in GHG emissions in 2019

EMPLOYEES AND COMMUNITIES

Our team of technical specialists and strategic advisers actively support local communities. We’re also striving to be an inclusive employer that attracts extraordinary and diverse talent.

2019 highlights:

CLIENTS AND PROJECTS

The biggest impact on sustainability we have comes from the Future Ready advice and support we provide our clients across the natural and built environment. Click the thumbnails or read the report for full case studies:

MEET OUR SUSTAINABILITY LEADERS

Vision Zero: Life-Saving Design

Road traffic deaths and serious injuries have decreased in high-performing countries such as Sweden with Vision Zero, despite increased mobility and urban density. The challenge ahead is to replicate these statistics globally.

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We are heading towards an era of automation, where cars drive themselves, drones make deliveries, and intelligent systems collect vast amounts of data to make decisions about utilities, healthcare and other services.

Smart Cities

Micromobility: Solutions for the Last Kilometre

Transit in cities is shifting toward shared mobility: ride hailing, carpooling, short-term car leasing and single-person flexible transport. How will we safely include these new ways to get around cities?

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Compassionate Design to Reduce Stress

Urban dwellers have a 20% higher risk of developing anxiety disorders and 40% higher risk of developing mood disorders. Let’s design out some of their stress.

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Future Ready

We know the future will be different from today. Future Ready enables us to design projects that are fit for both today and the future, for the benefit of urban communities worldwide.