Can your business use the United Nation’s sustainable development goals to drive better performance?

The answer to the title’s question is an un-equivocal yes! The how is not so easy to explain, as its more than just a tick box exercise of saying that because the business works on an issue it is delivering on a particular goal. This is because this is not just about doing things a … Continue reading “Can your business use the United Nation’s sustainable development goals to drive better performance?”

2018 MSA Symposium and Influencers’ Index

Constructing Excellence is a Supporter of the Modern Slavery and Ethical Labour Construction Leadership Symposium 2018 www.MSA4Construction.com The third annual one, this year’s Symposium takes place on 27 September 2018 in Central London. We are also supporting its companion event, the inaugural 2018 Annual Top100 Corporate Influencers’ Index http://www.msa4construction.com/Top100Index and black tie Recognition Dinner, to be held on the evening of 26 … Continue reading “2018 MSA Symposium and Influencers’ Index”

Follow up to Constructing Excellence Sustainability Workshop on 16 November

Thank you very much for participating in last week’s planning session for the Sustainability Theme Group.  We certainly have a lot to build upon.   The key areas of focus that came out are as follows: Sustainability Awards Finalists We are scheduling a programme of showcase webinars with all of the Sustainability finalists in our national … Continue reading “Follow up to Constructing Excellence Sustainability Workshop on 16 November”

Constructing Excellence delighted to support biophilic design research project connecting buildings with nature

A live office refurbishment will provide environmental and human data as evidence for positive health and wellbeing impacts on office occupants Constructing Excellence is a dissemination partner on The Biophilic Office project – a ground-breaking office refurbishment project that will provide quantified evidence on the benefits of biophilic design on health, well-being and productivity of … Continue reading “Constructing Excellence delighted to support biophilic design research project connecting buildings with nature”

Specifying Innovative & Sustainable Systems

Collaboration was the order of the day at the Sustainability Theme Group Meeting on Specifying Innovative and Sustainable Systems.  The workshop, delivered in partnership with the Innovation Gateway and hosted at the BRE Innovation Park, looked at how innovative solutions move from concept to widespread implementation and use within the built environment.  With over 40 … Continue reading “Specifying Innovative & Sustainable Systems”

Three fantastic innovations we’ll be exploring on 4 May

The Constructing Excellence Sustainability Theme Group is teaming up with Innovation Gateway to bring you a session on innovative and sustainable solutions and how these are specified. The workshop taking place at the BRE Innovation Park in Watford will look at some best practice examples of where innovative solutions have been trialled and implemented on … Continue reading “Three fantastic innovations we’ll be exploring on 4 May”

Things we learnt about healthy buildings and wellness

On 31st January 2017 the Constructing Excellence Sustainability Theme Group explored healthy buildings and wellness. Chaired by Paul Toyne and hosted by Aecom – at their Aldgate Tower offices which has been designed to meet the very latest standards in healthy buildings and wellness, over 35 people across the whole value chain gathered to discuss … Continue reading “Things we learnt about healthy buildings and wellness”

Delivering Sustainability Digitally

On 4th October the Constructing Excellence theme groups on Digital Construction and Sustainability got together at the Turner & Townsend London offices to look at Delivering Sustainability Digitally.  Chaired by Paul Toyne the session explored how digital technologies and data can provide evidence to support sustainable decision making.  BIM (Building Information Modelling) was a key … Continue reading “Delivering Sustainability Digitally”