Our commitment to Environmental Social Governance (ESG)
How we're 'walking the walk' when it comes to acheiveing our ESG ambitions
Introduction to ESG at Target
Environmental Social Governance (ESG) is central to our purpose. It’s at the heart of what makes our business tick.
Success isn’t defined by what we say or do. It’s how we make people feel. Our values and culture drive our behaviours.
ESG commitments are a key objective for us.
We’re proactive to improve our environment and the way we work to build a sustainable future for our colleagues, customers, clients, and the communities we serve.
United Nations Agenda for Sustainable Development has 17 goals. Target has prioritised five. We’re working towards them as part of our ESG agenda.
Responsible consumption and production
Good health and wellbeing
Sustainable cities and communities
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
Our goal is to be Carbon Neutral by 2025.
We’ve achieved ISO14001 accreditation
We’ve reduced like for like energy consumption by 50%
We’ve installed Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging points at our Newport HQ
Our electrical supply uses 100% renewable generation
We’ve conducted feasibility studies to assess further opportunities
Communities and Charities
We’re passionate about our communities Each colleague has a volunteering day each year to give back to their community.
Our corporate charity partner is Alzheimer’s Society, and our colleagues also use their volunteering day to make a difference in their local communities.
We’re committed to deliver a strong risk and compliance environment. Proactive and responsive. Delivered without compromise for colleagues, customers, and clients. And of course, the regulator.
We’re committed to high standards of risk and regulatory management.
We want our business to reflect the diverse range of customers we serve and the communities where we operate.
Our Diversity and Inclusion Committee champion awareness and inclusion, providing practical support to colleagues. We focus on five pillars:
We work together to meet the holistic health and wellbeing needs of our colleagues.
Our wellbeing approach focuses on three areas:
Real Living Wage accredited employer
Investors in People accredited
Disability Confident commited employer
UNUM free employee assistance and counselling service
Mental health first aiders
Carers wellbeing package introduced
Introduced Level – a free financial wellbeing and budgeting app