Corporate report

HS2 Sustainability appraisal: London to the West Midlands

The extent to which High Speed Two (HS2) supports the government's goals for economic development and job opportunities.



This report defines ‘sustainability’ using these 4 development priorities:

  • reducing greenhouse gas emissions and combating climate change
  • natural resource protection and environmental enhancement
  • creating sustainable communities
  • sustainable consumption and production
Published 1 February 2011