Whilst Executive Officer of British Land, Peter Clarke introduced an innovative new partnership approach to corporate responsibility.
'Building Together' created a successful partnership between the company, its customers, suppliers, employees and local communities to change the way that the business engaged with its stakeholders; and responded to a changing financial and regulatory environment.
Adopting this new approach led to significantly increased 'buy in' as to the benefits of Corporate Responsibility, embedding it within the business and aligning it with British Land's strategy.
Customer satisfaction increased from 40% in 2005 to 82% in 2009. Energy use was cut by 12% in 2009 with 86% of waste was diverted from landfill.
British Land was the Real Estate Sector Leader in the Oekom Corpoarte Responsibility Review 2010 and one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in 2009.