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Softcat leads the sector with Net Zero targets approved by SBTi

Softcat is the first IT company in Europe to receive this and one of only 35 companies in the world to have their net-zero targets approved by SBTi.
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Global Goals

Softcat supports global goals and is always finding new ways to build a greener, fairer, better world
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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.

Softcat CEO, 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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We support Global Goals

5 gender equality

Gender equality

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

8 decent work economic growth

Decent work and economic growth

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

10 reduced inequalities

Reduced inequalities

Reduce inequality within and among countries.

12 responsible consumption and production

Responsible consumption and production

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

13 climate action

Climate action

Take urgent action to combat climate change and impact.

17 partnerships for the goals

Partnerships for The Goals

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

Carbon Targets

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Stage One 2022: Carbon Offset

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

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Stage Two 2024: Renewable Energy

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

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Stage three 2030: Reduce Emissions

Reduce Overall Gross Emissions by 45%

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Stage Four 2040: Net Zero Value Circle

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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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.

S3: Our framework for sustainability


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.


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”
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Making an Impact

FY 16-21: Over 5 years of continuous business growth and ongoing CO2 reduction.


Increase in total revenue


Increase in employees


Reduction in CO2 emissions

Our Partnerships and Accreditations

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

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Science Based Targets
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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