Corporate Social Responsibility
Our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plan is our commitment
to improving the wellbeing of the communities we serve - one of our
objectives from the Genesis Corporate Strategy. The aim is to
improve social and economic wellbeing and environmental
We support residents across a variety of areas. Energy saving,
employment opportunities, enterprise, training and volunteering are
some of the areas that we continue to develop and expand. Our work
goes far beyond bricks and mortar.
We have published our
2016/2017 CSR report which highlights our achievements
throughout the year. Our CSR achievements show how we have
strengthened the way we work within Genesis and with our partners
to deliver socially responsible and sustainable programmes for the
benefit of our communities.
For 2017/2018 our CSR priorities are:
- £4.3m HACT Social Value
- 15 New Business start-ups
- 80 work experience placements
- 40 apprenticeships
As part of our continuing commitment to implement our
environment strategy, we will focus on:
1. A set of standards for thermal efficiency, water saving and
biodiversity for new homes in our Genesis Design Vision. We will
begin to apply these for new housing developments.
2. We will install water-saving measures in homes at the same
time as carrying out other works.
3. We will increase biodiversity in green spaces on our estates
through better maintenance and management practices.
4. We will improve reporting from our supply chain on social and
environmental targets to cover responsible sourcing, energy and