BAE Systems

Sustainability is important to us and to all of our stakeholders. We serve, supply and protect those who serve and protect us, in a corporate culture that is performance driven and values led. Our sustainability agenda supports this purpose
 
 

Environment


The risk that climate change will have a significant and lasting impact on global economic growth and prosperity is a factor that we recognise and are responding to. Our target is to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions across our operations by 2030

 
 
 

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People

Our ability to take on and solve our customers’ most complex and demanding engineering and technology challenges depends on the commitment, skills and talent of our people
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Safety and wellbeing

The safety and wellbeing of our employees is paramount and ensuring a safe and constructive working environment is a fundamental responsibility
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Social impact

By contributing to activities and organisations that align with our business, we want to make a positive social and economic contribution to the communities in which we live and work
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Human Rights

It's important to us to respect and uphold human rights, wherever we operate in respect of activities where we have full and direct control
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Investment in technology and research and development


Developing innovative technologies is a key part of the work we do, and will ensure we have a sustainable business that will continue to create value for our stakeholders and customers

 
 
 
 

Governance

 
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Governance and business conduct

Our success depends on us being trusted by all our stakeholders to uphold high standards of governance and business conduct
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Responsible supply chain

Companies that want to be suppliers to us need to share our values and embrace the same ethical behaviour that we do ourselves
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A word from the CEO Charles Woodburn, Chief Executive,
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Sustainability reporting


Understanding and aiming to exceed the expectations of all our stakeholders is critical to the long-term sustainability of our business and the vital role we play in helping our customers protect people, information and nations

 
 
 
Electric drive systems
Electric drive systems More than 14,000 of our electric-hybrid systems are in operation, saving the environment from more than 30 million gallons of fuel emissions and 335,000+ tonnes of Co2 Read more
Energy efficiency Over the past 15 years at Portsmouth Naval Base we have helped reduce energy related carbon emissions by 65% Read more
Synthetic training
Synthetic training Allowing pilots to train together, run missions and work as a team wherever they are in the world Read more
Movement to Work
Movement to Work We help tackle the issue of youth unemployment, offering quality work experience placements to young people Read more
Digital shipyard
Digital shipyard Technology leading the way in safety and sustainability at Osborne Shipyard in Australia Read more

Things we are proud of

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As of 2021, BAE Systems received an MSCI ESG Rating of AA. | MSCI Disclaimer