Heron Bros is proud to launch the 2016/17 edition of our Corporate Responsibility Report. The report summarises our continued successful performance across each of our four key pillars:

  1. Responsible Business;
  2. Resource Efficiency & The Natural Environment;
  3. People & Lifestyle; and,
  4. Community & Partnering.

Key Responsible Business Achievements in 2016/17 include:

Under the Resource Efficiency & the Natural Environment pillar, Heron Bros achieved the following in 2016/17:

Key People & Lifestyle achievements in 2016/17 include:

  • Achieved Platinum Investors in People
  • 93 training courses
  • 10,000 training hours delivered
  • 22 apprenticeship opportunities provided
  • 11 industrial placement opportunities
  • 3400 NEETS, LTU New Entrant & Employment Professionals
  • 1 graduate internship
  • 97% staff retention
  • 50 health & wellbeing initiatives delivered

Under the Community & Partnering pillar, Heron Bros achieved the following in 2016/17:

  • 96 community engagement initiatives
  • 66 socio economic and community partners
  • Over 3000 hours of volunteering
  • Over £35k employee led donations to charities
  • Won UK Most Considerate Site at the Considerate Constructors Scheme Awards
  • Achieved 2 gold awards at Considerate Constructors Scheme awards
  • 5 best practice case studies published on the Considerate Constructors Scheme Best Practice Hub

We have identified areas of the business that require additional focus during 2017/18 to improve overall performance, which we have addressed within our strategy.  We look forward to bringing you results of our performance next year.

Please view our 2016/17 Corporate Responsibility Performance Report here.

Read more about our approach to Corporate Responsibility here.