Corporate Responsibility Statement 2015 / 2016

We acknowledge our responsibility to the environment and to our local communities. Below are a few examples of how WDH has shown its commitment to practice responsible corporate behaviour and to establish and support initiatives both in our offices and communities.

During 2015 / 2016 we improved the energy efficiency of over
1,000
properties through our retrofit programme.

Over
73%
of the young people who took part in our Academy programme have progressed to further employment

By helping tenants to manage their finances we've seen a social return of

£3.60
for every £1 spent.

EFQM Excellence Awards winner - 2015

We received Europe’s highest business award winning the EFQM European
Business Excellence Award 2015

In 2015 / 2016 we invested £28.9m in to existing stock generating a social value to our tenants of £35.2m

Our Wellbeing Caseworkers and
Mental Health Navigators supported
600
people.

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We have delivered 116 projects through our Love Where You Live campaign.

The cost of managing antisocial behaviour
per property has dropped by 13%

The Community Employment
Advisers engaged with 1022
tenants, referred 460 to
employment related training
or education, and assisted
429
into employment.

Over the last 6 years our Community Employment Advisers have helped over

1,500

into employment, reducing the benefits bill by £6m.

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We’ve seen a
46 %
reduction in evictions through improved service and support.

£40m
has been spent
with suppliers who have a positive input in to the local community.

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Cash Wise has made over
4,500
home visits and delivered
over 400 workshops.