On this page you will find links to the PACE Products EN1: Environment and Social Appraisal and EN3: Review and Acceptance Form.
This page also includes the Environment and Social Management Plan template, the Environment and Social Site Inspection template, and good practice guidance notes.
PACE EN1: Environment and Social Appraisal (ESA) Tool
The ESA tool is designed to help identify and manage the environment and social risks and opportunities associated with projects. It forms part of Network Rail’s PACE Product Index, and is a requirement of Network Rail’s standard NR/L2/ENV/015: Environment and Social Minimum Requirements – Design and Construction.
PACE EN3: Review and Acceptance Form
Environment and Social Management Plan (ESMP) Template
The Environment and Social Management Plan template provides Network Rail teams and suppliers with a mandatory template to address Environment and Social Performance themes following use of the ESA.
The template has been produced to meet the minimum requirements of NR/L2/ENV/015: Environment and Social Minimum Requirements: Design and Construction.Environment & Social Management Plan
Environment and Social Site Inspection Template (formerly EN4)
The Environment and Social Site Inspection template helps assess compliance with legislation and Network Rail standards and procedures. It also includes deep dive templates into key environmental and social topics.
This template was previously EN4 within the PACE Product Index.Site Inspection Template
E&SD Guidance Notes
The guidance notes offer advice on how to achieve best practice in Environment and Sustainable Development and are targeted at those working in Design, Maintenance and Construction.E&SD Guidance Notes
Resource Efficiency Workshop Guidance
Here you can find materials and guidance on completing a Resource Efficiency Workshop/Assessment. Conduct a Resource Efficiency Assessment/Workshop to identify
opportunities for promoting resource efficiency, including designing out waste,
reducing carbon and water use.
Responsible Timber Policy
Responsibly sourced timber reduces and mitigates global environmental and
social challenges relating to pollution, vulnerable species, climate change and
social conflicts. Network Rail is a major procurer of timber products and
recognises the crucial role it has in encouraging the use of responsibly sourced
timber across its supply chain.
To help identify potential PCB contaminated equipment and assets. Equipment and assets shall be tested, registered and disposed of in accordance with legal requirements.PCB Checklist
Climate Change Impact Assessment
This document provides guidance on how to effectively carry out a weather and climate change risk assessment for Design, Construction and Maintenance projects and activities.Climate Change Impact Assessment
Environmental Incidents & Close Calls Guidance
Use this document for assistance classifying environmental incidents and close calls.Environmental Incidents & Close Calls
Life Cycle Cost Manual
Guidance to support option selection for investment projects. Please note: you may need to request permission to access this page.Life Cycle Cost Manual