National Highways establishes an environmental section
National Highways establishes an environmental section: In order to achieve net zero emissions, National Highways has established a new division for environmental sustainability.
It has set a goal of reaching net zero emissions on England’s highways and A-roads by 2050, and the new division will provide a pure environmental emphasis inside the organisation.
Stephen Elderkin was chosen to run the division after leading the £1 billion A12 improvement project over the previous three years.
His mission, along with the rest of the team, will be to help National Highways’ Executive Directors and board achieve their sustainability goals.
“It’s a privilege to take on this role at such a critical time. We’ve seen how COP26 has brought heightened public recognition of the need for action on climate change.” Said Mr Elderkin, on his new position.
“National Highways connects the country, playing a vital role in national prosperity — but we must do that sustainably, making our contribution to achieving a net zero economy and showing ambition and leadership to leave a positive legacy through our approach to the environment.”
National Highways establishes an environmental section: