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Sustainability

A responsible and sustainable business building on our values

Our Sustainability Strategy

Operating sustainably means acting in line with our values. We are creating a business that will shape a positive future for generations to come. We are committed to ambitious targets on net-zero carbon, providing opportunities for students, employees and communities, and leading the student accommodation sector by piloting new initiatives that, working with our partners, showcase a world-class student experience.

Sustainability objectives

BECOMING NET-ZERO CARBON IN OUR OPERATIONS AND DEVELOPMENTS BY 2030

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CREATING RESILIENT, RESOURCE-EFFICIENT ASSETS AND OPERATIONS

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ENHANCING THE HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND STUDENTS

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PROVIDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL

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LEADING THE STUDENT HOUSING SECTOR

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Environment

We’re committed to creating and maintaining an exceptional standard of health, safety and security. Whilst creating an environment where people feel safe to challenge us if something doesn’t seem right.

Social inclusion & wellbeing

We want to create an environment that has diverse representation at all levels of our organisation, and enables all our employees to thrive, while being their true selves.

Raising standards

We aim to continue leading the student housing sector to raise standards and deliver value to students.

Health & safety

We’re committed to creating and maintaining an exceptional standard of health, safety and security. Whilst creating an environment where people feel safe to challenge us if something doesn’t seem right.

The Unite Foundation

Providing year round accommodation scholarships for care leavers and estranged young people by financially supporting the Unite Foundation.

Leapskills

Supporting young people to better prepare for independent living.

How we report

We are committed to reporting our progress in an accessible and transparent way.

Policies & documentation

Download our policies and documentation here.