Savills plc is a global real estate services provider listed on the London Stock Exchange. We have an international network of more than 600 offices and associates throughout the Americas, the UK, continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, offering a broad range of specialist advisory, management and transactional services to clients all over the world. Our people combine entrepreneurial spirit and a deep understanding of specialist property sectors with the highest standards of client care.

As a leading international real estate advisor with a diverse client base, it is imperative that we demonstrate our sustainability capabilities as part of providing a best-in-class service to our clients.

At the foundation of Savills UK sustainability and corporate responsibility strategy, are the nine sustainable development goals that we believe are immediately within our sphere of influence and to which we are most accountable. We commit to continual improvements in each of these areas to ensure we positively influence the people, places and communities around us. 

Savills Earth brings together more than 80 specialist consultants who deliver client-focused sustainability, energy and carbon services that help us innovate for positive change in our sector and in society. The Savills Earth team has the expertise to support our clients at every stage of their property decisions to ensure their buildings make a positive contribution to society.

Key Facts

  • Listed by the Financial Times as an inaugural climate leader in 2021
  • In 2020 we had a 36% reduction in our carbon emissions compared with our 2018 benchmark
  • Received the Times Graduate Employer of Choice for 15 consecutive years
  • Savills UK has a commitment to be net zero by 2030

 “Nine Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been chosen as the framework for the Savills UK sustainability strategy as they give a common language for sustainability reporting to our key stakeholders. As a company, we have looked at the 17 SDGs and aligned ourselves to nine, chosen as they are deemed to be those where Savills can make the biggest impact. Our net zero commitment builds upon the work we have already done to reduce our business’s carbon and wider environmental impacts over several years. For example, in 2020 our UK emissions were reduced by 36% compared to our 2018 benchmark, work which was also recognised by the Financial Times who listed Savills as a European Climate Leader 2021. The net zero challenge belongs to us all and we welcome sharing best practice as our business, along with the wider real estate industry, continue to transition into a greener economy.”

Lizzie Jones, Head of CSR at Savills UK

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