Canary Wharf Group have published their latest sustainability report for 2017. Highlights form the report include:
- Crossrail Place is a railway station like no other. Winner of the Best Urban Regeneration Project award, it combines a timber-lattice roof that lets in natural light and a naturally irrigated rooftop garden.
- Canary Wharf Group integrate biodiversity considerations into the Estate’s design, construction and use. The group have created more than 8,000 m2 of living green roof, and have used 100% renewable electricity since 2012.
- From designing out waste, embedding resilience and efficiency, and transitioning to a zero-carbon and circular economy to sharing inclusive growth with the wider community, sustainability is at the heart of construction operations.
- Businesses on the Estate host hundreds of students each year on work experience placements, many from the surrounding Tower Hamlets community. The gorup also support initiatives such as Code Club, which engages students through after-school coding classes.
- Canary Wharf is home to several urban parks, housed within 20 acres of green space, gardens, squares and fountains. More than 200 diverse and culturally inspired events are held there each year, most of which are free to the public.
- Canary Wharf’s new district, Wood Wharf will be the blueprint for dynamic, modern urban living, bringing together stylish, contemporary homes with leisure and retail facilities, health clubs and nine acres of green space.
- At Level39, Europe’s leading technology community and hub, the group attract and support ambitious entrepreneurs to push the boundaries of finance, cyber security, retail and future-city technology. This is truly a platform for technologies of the future.
Canary Wharf Group Sustainability Report 2017 - Making Sustainability Real