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Making a difference report

Our Making a Difference report highlights our growing ESG leadership, outlining our commitment to long-term economic and environmental sustainability. We've become the largest partner in the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund, receiving £48.9 million from the UK government and adding £60 million of our own investment.

This positions us as leaders in social housing retrofit, enhancing residents' homes for year-round comfort. Innovative pilot projects, like our Hertfordshire endeavor, pioneer energy-efficient technologies.

We're proud of the £138.9 million in social value that we achieved during 2022/23 across the group, mainly through our charitable foundation, Clarion Futures. Acknowledging the ongoing cost of living crisis, we've pledged an additional £500,000 to the Cost of Living Emergency Fund, demonstrating our unwavering commitment to our communities.

We're resolute in our social purpose, confident in our ambitious plans, and committed to collaboration with government, peers, and partners. Whether building new homes, upgrading existing ones, or investing in communities, we shape a sustainable legacy for generations to come. 

Clare Miller, Group Chief Executive

Making a difference

See how we are performing against our sustainability targets and our priorities.
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Reflecting on Clarion Housing Group's performance in 2022/23

Clarion’s Sustainability Director, Miles Lewis, shares his insight on the organisation's successes over the last year and challenges we face to achieve our targets.

Recovering nature

Energy and carbon

We need to move towards renewable energy as fast as possible, and in doing so reduce our carbon emissions to net zero

Renewables and materials

We need to use less and reuse more within a circular economy

Biodiversity and nature

We need to implement biodiversity strategies to enhance and protect our natural environment

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Restoring social equality

Social value

We need to eliminate fuel poverty and deliver positive social impact through everything we do.

Wellbeing and placemaking

We need to build and manage places that improve the physical and mental health of our residents

Climate resilience

We need to ensure our developments and communities are protected from the future risks of climate change

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Rethinking business

Disclosure and sustainable finance

We need to openly compare ourselves to other businesses and ensure we lead the way in transparent and honest communication of achievements and challenges

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

We need to celebrate the richness of our diversity and reflect the communities we serve

Ethics and procurement

We need to uphold the highest standards across every aspect of the business

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Clare Miller

“Our focus is on making a difference and being a force for good for both people and planet.”

Clare Miller, Chief Executive of Clarion Housing Group