Corporate Social Responsibility
The Public Sector Plc Corporate Social Responsibility policy refers to our responsibility toward our environment and the people that occupy it. Our company’s existence is not lonely. It is part of a bigger system of people, values and other organisations. CSR is at the core of our values and firmly anchored in our culture. Our Corporate Social Responsibility policy reflects how we align our values, behaviours and business practices with the needs of our stakeholders including partners, customers, employees, suppliers, local communities and society as a whole.
Open minded, tolerant, fair, inclusive, honest, fun
Who we are...
Public Sector Plc are Asset Managers to the public sector. We partner with the public sector to add value to assets providing expertise and innovative funding solutions to speed up delivery.
We work with our Partners, as part of their team, to achieve shared objectives. We deliver strategic asset management on public owned land and assets to support regeneration, employment, climate emergency, and placemaking. There is no one size fits all with our partnerships, each partner has unique ambitions.
PSP is committed to:
- Creating and maintaining an inclusive and safe working environment
- Reducing our environmental impact and footprint, both directly and in directly
- Meaningful stakeholder engagement
- Delivering financial, community and environmental value
- Continuing to monitor and improve our performance and awareness of CSR
- Creating better outcomes for the communities touched by our work
We want to be a responsible business that meets the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.
Expert, imaginative, listening, researching, problem solving
Our people are the key to our success.
We know that by building a diverse and inclusive workforce we are building our business for the future. A policy in relation to Diversity sits across every area in which we work.
We focus on:
- Staff well-being-wellness and health programmes are available to all our staff
- Recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce.
- Supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion
- Closing the gender pay gap by increasing the number of woman in our workforce, particularly within senior positions.
- Ensuring that employee benefits, such as maternity and paternity leave, are reflective of the wider market offer and promote staff retention and progression.
We are committed to reducing our impact on the environment and achieving positive environmental outcomes.
We focus on:
- Conserving energy and sharing our expertise to promote the generation of clean energy and cutting carbon emissions
- Recording and mitigating our own carbon footprint
- Reaching net zero emissions by 2023
- Responsible sourcing of materials and reducing our use of single use plastic
Organised, motivated, accountable, pragmatic
We are committed to delivering successful and sustainable outcomes for our partners, clients and the communities which they serve.
We bring our understanding of the longer-term social and economic impact of our activities to help our clients build for a better future.
We focus on:
- Understanding our clients’ current and future sustainability requirements and ensuring these are reflected in our service delivery
- Continuing to develop our knowledge, understanding and expertise in a range of sustainability services including the identification, assessment and delivery of clean energy projects, carbon mitigation via asset management and the retrofitting of new technology.
- Measuring and reporting the Socio Economic Value of our projects (social, environmental and economic uplift)
- Ensuring we continue to work in a sustainable way
Know the rules, punctual, professional, prepared
At PSP, social impact is one of the main reasons why we exist. Every project we’re involved in is measured by the social value created. We’re continually looking to improve our impact on the world and in 2021, we set ourselves the target of being a carbon neutral business by 2023.
Sustainable Development Goals
The UN Sustainable Development Goals were adopted in 2015 as part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They consist of 17 goals the world must collectively achieve by 2030 to end poverty, protect the planet, and improve the lives of everyone everywhere.
We tracking our performance against the SDGs on a regular basis to ensure we’re helping play our part in achieving the goals by 2030.