Petroc | The Planet Mark


Petroc™ is a Devon’s leading college, providing a range of courses including apprenticeships, higher education, part time and adult evening classes. It has three campuses: Barnstaple, Tiverton, and Brannams.​ ​ This is Petroc™’s third year of business carbon footprint reporting and certification to The Planet Mark. It first calculated the carbon footprint of its campuses for the year ending March 2017 and set a target to reduce emissions by 5% annually. This year’s footprint includes emissions from natural gas, purchased electricity, fleet, water, waste and paper for its 3 campuses sites: Barnstaple, Tiverton, and Brannams.​ ​ Petroc™’s total carbon footprint in year ending March 2019 was 1,260.5 tCO2e, a decrease of 25.6% from YE 2018. The relative carbon footprint was 0.07 tCO2e per staff and student, a decrease of 25.6% compared to YE 2018. ​




The Planet Mark

This is to certify that Petroc has achieved a reduction in its carbon footprint and is committed to continous improvement in sustainability.

Valid to 30 June 2020

Steve Malkin
The Planet Mark

Sir Tim Smit KBE
The Eden Project


25.60% absolute carbon reduction

25.60% carbon reduction per employee

We are committed to reducing our carbon emmissions yearly so that together, we can all halt climate change

  • Total carbon footprint 1,260.5 tCO2e
  • Reporting boundary : 1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019
  • Emission sources : Natural gas, Electricity, water, waste, fleet and paper
  • Reporting period : 1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019


17,126 FTE employees

We engage our employees and wider stakeholders to unlock their talent and knowledge to drive year on year progress in sustainability.


We recognise that transparent communication is essential for transformational change and we quantifiably report on