Initiatives to reduce air travel, reduce personal commute by car, green energy sources (solar on buildings).
Half of our office's pool cars are electric or hybrid and there are several other initiatives to reduce class 1
Company travel restrictions, good waste management efforts
There is some target setting to reduce carbon emissions but no impactful changes just yet as this has only just started in the last few years.
There are lots of initiatives currently happening in the sustainability space for how WSP can lower their emissions and drop their carbon footprint. This could be integrated into how we complete our projects and deliverables more than it currently is. Having said this, I think WSP values sustainability a lot more than competing companies.
Replacing current car fleet with more clean and efficient energy alternatives, as well as a commitment to be carbon neutral by 2050.
Some examples are; slowly replacing fleet with EV's, an employee e-bike assistance program and a soon to be released carbon footprint tracker.
Reducing paper in the office
At my graduates induction we were all asked to create a new idea for the company focused on increasing corporate sustainability. We are now moving to our outputs becoming more sustainable for example in Future Ready projects considering future climate change issues.
Strong level of talk and analytics. Still work to be done on action. Would prefer more aspirational targets
It is a focus we have had a fair amount of internal communication about recently. The company is pushing an e-bike scheme, whereby they allow employees to purchase e-bikes at bulk prices through weekly deductions in their salaries. This is to reduce the carbon footprint of commuting, especially in urban centres.
Try to minimize unnecessary travel
Minimising printing where possible, we have a compost bin that one of the employees takes home to add to his compost, electric vehicles being introduced to the fleet, promoting cycling to work
Currently investing in a sustainability dashboard which is cool and awesome to see
I would say that there is a great deal of effort that is going in to reducing the company's economical footprint. I have seen this through the reduction in travel both domestically and within a city for its staff and through various projects that all seem to be incorporating some form of environmentally conscious element into it.
Heaps of different types of bins with clear posters indicating which rubbish goes where
Currently moving to paperless
The office still uses paper which I find problematic, however the air conditioning is not over used and the refuse options are impressive.
Good interms of utilities but starting to improve in projects.
Graduate, New Plymouth