CR performance summary

  2008 2007 2006 2005
Financial overview        
Revenue (£m) 7,477 6,128 5,908 5,374
Headline PBIT (£m) 1,118 928 859 755
Market capitalisation at year-end (£m) 5,052 7,709 8,566 7,881
Number of employees (including employees at our associate companies) 135,000 110,000 100,000 97,000
Employment1        
Gender diversity – Employees (% female) 54 55 58 54
Gender diversity – Senior managers (% female) 47 47 50 52
Gender diversity – Board members/executive leaders (% female) 32 33 34 33
Ethnic diversity in the UK and US – Employees (% ethnic minority) 21.0 21.6
Ethnic diversity in the UK and US – Senior managers (% ethnic minority) 14.0 13.2
Ethnic diversity in the UK and US – Board member/executive
leaders (% ethnic minority)
12.0 11.1
Staff training and welfare (£m) 42.6 38.6 38.2 32.7
Environment        
Emissions from office energy use (tonnes CO2) 112,9012 120,032 144,354
Emissions from air travel (tonnes CO2) 89,500 92,269 81,733
Other emissions (tonnes CO2) 30,360 31,845 33,913
Total carbon footprint (tonnes CO2) 232,761 244,146 260,000
Total energy use (MWh) 223,720 251,685 297,406
Social investment        
Total social investment (£m) 14.6 16.3 24.9 17.3
% of total revenue 0.19 0.30 0.42 0.32
% of profit before tax 2.0 2.0 3.7 2.9
Value of pro bono work (£m) 10.3 12.8 21.0 13.9
Charitable donations (£m) 4.3 3.5 3.9 3.4
1
Data covers the 95,286 employees from wholly-owned WPP companies.
2
Emissions from purchased renewable energy calculated using conventional grid energy conversion factors.