Responsibility

At Auto Trader, we are committed to being a responsible business. Our purpose sits beneath an overarching goal of Driving change together. Responsibly. Environmental, Social and Governance (‘ESG') at Auto Trader is driven by our values and culture. We aim to make a difference to our people, our communities, our industries as well as the wider environment, whilst ensuring we act at all times as a responsible business.

Our culture is shaped by our values of being determined, reliable, curious, courageous, humble and community-minded. This, along with our diversity and inclusion strategy, is embedded into how we operate on a daily basis

Our ESG activity encompasses employee volunteering, fundraising and charitable giving, environmental impact, sustainability and helping our customers win in today’s automotive marketplace.

With the changing environment over the past year, we have reviewed our purpose, our strategy and our focus areas. As part of this review we have looked to ensure our new make a difference strategy is aligned and embedded within our overall Group strategy. During the year we have sought input from stakeholders and this new make a difference strategy has been reviewed and approved by the Board.

Our make a difference strategy falls within three distinct pillars, all of which sit under our purpose of 'Driving change together. Responsibly.'


To ensure we continue to evolve our make a difference strategy and make progress towards our goals, this year we established a new Corporate Responsibility Committee. The Committee gives Board level oversight working in alignment with our guilds and networks to oversee our progress in fulfilling our goals to make a difference.

We are pleased to have been recognised as a FTSE4Good company. Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell, the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong environmental, social and governance (‘ESG’) practices.

In this section

Whilst the current market is far from predictable, it’s a safe bet that those buyers looking to make a purchase early next year are looking at your adverts on our marketplace right now. So what do you need to do to prepare for January?👇https://t.co/qwwUW9oYTs
EVs have proven again to be a bright spot in the latest @SMMT figures says @IanJPlummer. Fuel anxiety, greater environmental awareness, and the ‘cool factor’ are all helping to drive sales. https://t.co/Liuj74ZpOF
The record growth we’ve seen in used car prices in recent months shows no signs of slowing with November marking the 20th month of consecutive price growth. So where are prices currently at and what we can expect in the near future. Find out now 👉 https://t.co/LknZuxwuiT https://t.co/9JDMTOzn2s
Did you know that 42% of buyers in January this year did their research in December 2020? With this trend set to continue this year, @AndrewKorpela shares some advice on how to entice January's buyers to your adverts right now, setting you up for success next year. https://t.co/uuCOTMTCcG
It's no secret that we've seen the number of buyers considering an electric vehicle grow through 2021. But are buyers really interested in electric vehicles and how does this translate into buying intent? Find out in our The Road to 2030 Report👉https://t.co/ag3HZOMpFT https://t.co/2EZcsZKEHO
We recently marked our 1 year anniversary since we launched RPM, our online learning platform for retailers. In the last 12 months, we’ve found that retailers who’ve attended these masterclasses go on to sell their vehicles 10% quicker! Find out more - https://t.co/gXfP03yPAA https://t.co/3X02xWECId
Auto Trader Connect is now live to all retailers who requested access and who's partners have integrated with us. Auto Trader Connect puts the power of real-time data in your hands, enabling you to more efficiently manage your forecourt. Find out more - https://t.co/ygKfaAbven https://t.co/B8XGCfI4xD
We're still seeing retailers underpricing stock. With demand still high, there is a huge opportunity to make additional profit by pricing to market. https://t.co/AFIvnD8cOt
Of all the sales in January 2021, 42% were the result of searches made in December 2020. Make sure you're advertising all of your stock now so that you can kick of 2022 with a bang. https://t.co/jOjKQRTACD
We’ve seen 4 years of price growth in just 5 months and this shows no signs of slowing, with mid November seeing the average price of a used car rising to a staggering £19,852. https://t.co/8j0qtqT9yd

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