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Sustainability

At Softcat we believe we can be a successful business and do good to protect our people and the planet for future generations to come.

We are motivated to drive change within our own organisation whilst working with our partners, our supply chain, and supporting our customers on their socially responsible journey through the technology we provide.
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Softcat CFO, Graham Charlton, talks sustainability at Softcat

Softcat’s commitment

At the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all United Nations Member States, are 17 Sustainable Development Goals, of which Softcat is a signatory.

We are proud to be the first FTSE 250 company to be awarded 5 star status. We are also one of only 5 UK&I companies to win HP Sustainable Impact Award.

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Our Senior Leadership team give their view on making an impact through sustainability

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Softcat's sustainability goals

Softcat has committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on six on where we can have a direct impact.

5 gender equality
8 decent work economic growth
10 reduced inequalities
12 responsible consumption and production
13 climate action
17 partnerships for the goals

We support Global Goals

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Gender equality

Achieve gender equality and empower all women to achieve their goals.

economic growth

Decent work and economic growth

Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.

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Reduced inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries.

consumption

Responsible consumption and production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

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Climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and impact.

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Partnerships for The Goals

Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development.

S3: Our framework for sustainability

Softcat

Making Sustainability a core element to its business and embedding it in Softcat’s future. Softcat will support all of its priority goals and continue to drive and develop a more efficient and reduced carbon industry.

Supply Chain

Softcat will work with its partners, suppliers and vendors to ensure they are working to Softcat values and doing what they can do to enable, deliver and support a sustainable supply chain.

Solutions

Softcat will review all services and solutions that are offered to its customers (new and existing). Softcat will enable its employees to create and deliver sustainable products to assist its customers on their own sustainability journey.

“Softcat will become carbon ‘net zero’ ten years ahead of government targets”

Carbon Targets

Stage One 2022: Carbon Offset

Softcat will become ‘Carbon Net Zero’ offsetting any carbon usage with an agreed form of carbon offsetlk

Stage Two 2024: Renewable Energy

Softcat will migrate to using ‘renewable energy’ across all of its office locations reducing its overall GHG emissions.

Stage Three 2040: Net Zero Supply Chain

Softcat is targeting to have a carbon ‘Net Zero’ supply chain by 2040, where all of its suppliers and partners will be ‘Carbon Net Zero’.

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Making an Impact

FY 16-20: Over five years of continuous business growth and ongoing CO2 reduction.

162%

Increase in total revenue

49%

Increase in employees

37%

Reduction in CO2 emissions

Our Partnerships and Accreditations

Softcat recognises the importance of sustainability and are proud to partner with these organisations.

Our awards

Softcat has been recognised for its dedication and commitment to sustainability

Partner Sustainable Impact Award Winner

Social Impact Award

Support The Goals 5 Star Recognition

See our current and future corporate responsibility to sustainability through our reports and statistics