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Our purpose is to make a material difference to the lives of our colleagues, customers and communities, and our products play an essential part in creating a sustainable built environment for everyone.

The construction sector offers major opportunities to help the world build as sustainably as possible and Breedon is committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions. The ambitions and targets we have set in our Sustainability Strategy will shape our people, our products and our business operations, securing our ability to operate in the long term and provide value to wider society, too.

Donna Hunt

Head of Sustainability

Our sustainability strategy and framework focuses on our most material areas of impact;
Planet, People and Places, underpinned by our Principles - and is linked to our company vision, strategy and purpose.

Our focus areas


Making a positive material difference to the environment.


Making a positive material difference to society.


Making a positive material difference to the built environment.

Bureau Veritas UK provided an independent limited assurance on our Energy consumption, Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and Health and Safety metrics. 

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2030 targets for Planet, People and Places


Reduction in CO2

(gross emissions per tonne of cementious product)


People positively impacted


Sales from products with enhanced sustainability

Breedon Balance 

We acknowledge that some manufacturing processes can be energy, carbon, water and resource intensive. Which is why, as responsible producers of construction materials and building products, we are continuously innovating, developing and enhancing products and processes that are more sustainable. 

Our approach

Our Principles

Our strategy is underpinned by core operating Principles

Our approach

Our strategy, materiality and reporting frameworks

Our performance

View Breedon's performance across a number of sustainability indicators

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