• We recognise our actions have an impact on the environment and that it is our responsibility, as part of our overall business strategy, to try and limit that impact.

  • Key areas

  • Our offices around the world have implemented various environmental actions and programmes. Under the guidance of the Environment Manager, we are developing a series of further initiatives and also increasing the co-operation between offices, with a view to promoting an environmentally responsible business.

    Our environmental impact is published in the Rothschild & Co Annual Report and is a measure of ten individual offices, covering approximately 95% of our global workforce.

  • Our impact

     Energy consumption in MWh 2016/17
     Natural gas + Biogas combustion 2,931.5
     Gasoline/diesel combustion  235.7
     Electricity consumption 13,939.7
     Heat consumption 490.2
     Total energy consumption 17,597.0
     MWh/FTE 6.2
     Location-based Greenhouse Gas emissions in tCO2e 2016/17
     Scope 1 & 2 emissions 4,609.1
     Scope 3 emissions 13,962.3
     Scope 1 & 2 emissions / FTE 1.6
     Scope 3 emissions / FTE 5.3
     Scope1, 2 & 3 emissions / FTE 7.0

     

     Market-based Greenhouse Gas emissions in tCO2e 2016/17
     Scope 1 & 2 emissions 2,537.9
     Scope 3 emissions 13,962.3
     Scope 1 & 2 emissions / FTE 0.9
     Scope 3 emissions / FTE 5.3
     Scope1, 2 & 3 emissions / FTE 6.2

     

     Waste disposal in tonnes 2016/17
     Re-use 1.3
     Recycling 253.1
     Anaerobic digestion 28.1
     Composting 3.7
     Incineration 215.9
     Landfill 42.7
     Total waste disposal 545.4
     Tonnes/FTE 0.19

     

     Materials use in tonnes 2016/17
     Paper consumption 194.7
     Paper (other) 11.6
     Plastics 10.6
     Total materials consumption 216.9

     

     Water consumption in m3 2016/17
     Water 39,837.3
     m3/FTE 14.07

     

  • Group Environment Statement

    Rothschild & Co has adopted a Group Environmental Policy which is aligned to six selected United Nations Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs).