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A Renewed Purpose

Accelerating road & rail's drive beyond Net Zero

Time for bold purpose

For more than 30 years, action on sustainability and climate response has been underwhelming across all sectors – including in roads and rail. The abundance of sustainability-related business strategies are yet to translate into meaningful outcomes at the pace and scale required to satisfy stakeholders and contribute to societal goals.

Too often, leaders have struggled with the complexity of the challenge and lacked direction. Unsure where and how they can make most impact, and with the distraction of operations and revenue pressure, most have seen their strategies and ambitions go to waste.

Yet it is possible to accelerate action and achieve meaningful results. Our experience of furthering sustainability and climate action with organisations around the world has shown how road and rail leaders can drive value from sustainability: by acting with bold purpose and treating sustainability and climate response as the global emergency it is.

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At PA, sustainability and climate response has been core to our purpose and our work with clients for decades. It's an opportunity we're helping clients across sectors grasp, including transport. As we seek to create a positive human future, we'd love to discuss how you can take meaningful sustainability steps too.

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Amy Woodward

PA sustainability expert

Edward Morley

PA rail expert

James Dowle

PA rail expert

David Oliver

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