Annual Report and Accounts 2009

Highlights from the 2009 Corporate Responsibility Report

Identifying risks and opportunities

Our UK business developed an extensive Sustainability and Climate Change Risk and Opportunity Register.

New house type range launched

We introduced our new house type range of high quality, energy efficient, sustainable homes.

Green builder of the year

Monarch was named low-rise Green Builder of the Year in the Building Industry and Land Development Awards for the Greater Toronto Area.

Commended for contributions to American design

Taylor Morrison was inducted into the Best of American Living Award Hall of Fame for making a significant contribution to American design.

Building highly energy-efficient homes

A Taylor Wimpey UK home built to current building regulations requires around one fifth of the energy needed to heat the same type of home built to 1930s building standards.

Best customer care in the US

Taylor Morrison West Florida won the 2009 AVID Award for Best Customer Experience by a large homebuilder in the United States.

Scottish award-winner

Our Raploch, Stirling development won Social Regeneration Project of the Year at the Regeneration and Renewal Awards 2009 and was recognised by the Scottish Government as a low-carbon exemplar community.

Recognition for our graduate programme

Taylor Wimpey has been included in the Cambridge 25 - a select group of 25 employers recommended to University of Cambridge graduates and included in the University's recruitment initiatives.