The Langham Estate ESG

We’ve been looking after our pocket of Fitzrovia for a long time – and we embrace our responsibility to continue guiding it towards a truly sustainable future. As part of our commitment, we’ve set up a dedicated sustainability team to establish a set of environmental, social and governance (ESG) guidelines. This framework is designed to keep us accountable in creating a positive impact on our planet and people.

Our commitment: Net Zero by 2040

At The Langham Estate, we believe in more than just bricks and mortar. We prioritise a people-first approach that aims to build a brighter future for everyone. A future where community, business and sustainability thrive. To do this, we’ve set ourselves an ambitious goal: to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040. Which is why we’re proud to be a member of the Westminster Sustainable City Charter, who share our aims.

It’s a challenging and exciting journey. But by collaborating with the Charter and our extraordinary tenants, we know we can make a real difference.

Initiatives to drive change

We have created a programme of far-reaching initiatives. One of these is to switch all the landlord-controlled areas in our buildings to renewable energy providers. As part of this process, we’ll also start to move away from using gas and gas boilers.

Improving the operational performance of our buildings is a key part of our plan. We’re also making our properties more energy efficient. By updating everything from lighting and insulation to optimising heating and cooling systems we can lower our carbon footprint significantly.

Making our (planet) mark

We are proud to announce our recent collaboration with experts in sustainability and carbon management, Planet Mark. This partnership plays an important part in crystalising our commitment to environmental responsibility. It will help us make a positive contribution on a global scale and align our practices with the latest legal requirements.

It will also support us as we navigate the rapidly changing landscape of sustainability and ensure complete transparency in the way we report our performance, including our carbon emissions.

We’re running an annual certification review of our carbon emissions to establish a carbon baseline to keep us on track to hit our reduced emissions target. It will also help us make informed decisions when choosing suppliers to run our sustainability and decarbonisation programs. This aligns with our sustainability commitments, based on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 7, 8, 9, 11 and 13.



Building a sustainable community

We don’t see sustainability as optimising buildings and reducing energy use. It is about building community too. So we’re partnering with local charities to support causes that matter most to Fitzrovia and Westminster.

One of these charities is ‘Run Kids Run’. It brings together primary schools for running events to promote health and fitness and community engagement. They also raise vital funds for schools. Since 2018, raised over £300k through events with 27 schools and 2,000 runners, raising over £300k.

We’re delighted to have sponsored their first 2k event in Battersea Park with 400 children from six schools. The schools will use the £35,000 they raised to refurbish playgrounds and green spaces to support the curriculum and school excursions.


Find out more

As The Estate moves toward a low-carbon, sustainable future, please join us and help us create a greener, more sustainable and fairer future. By sharing responsibility for environmental, social and global well-being, we can make a bigger difference.

We’re committed to transparency and regular updates on our progress towards net zero every step of the way. Your input and feedback are invaluable, so please let us know your thoughts at We look forward to making our neighbourhood a beacon of sustainability with your support.

For further information on our sustainability plans, please contact Richard Hillyard, Head of Sustainability at The Langham Estate