How can culture and procurement influence sustainable outcomes?

The Sustainable Infrastructure Forum took place virtually on 20 April and focussed on how procurement and culture can influence sustainable outcomes.  With presentations from David Riley at Anglian Water and Mohammad Rickaby at Lower Thames Crossing and input from Ruth Carins G4C co-chair. For many working on major infrastructure projects sustainability can seem too abstract.  … Continue reading “How can culture and procurement influence sustainable outcomes?”

Working with supply chains to deliver sustainability

See the first in our series of outputs from our Sustainable Infrastructure Forum looking at the value of effective supply chain engagement to drive sustainability and innovation through project delivery. This output details some tips for effective engagement to drive sustainability and better outcomes, including the value of smaller organisations, the importance of behaviours, the … Continue reading “Working with supply chains to deliver sustainability”

Briefing note: Constructing Excellence Sustainable Infrastructure Forum – Sustainable Development Goals workshop

Briefing note: Constructing Excellence Sustainable Infrastructure Forum – Sustainable Development Goals workshop 23rd January 2020, Arup, 8-13 Fitzroy Street, London, W1T 4BQ Background On the 23rd January, the Sustainable Infrastructure Forum gathered for its second quarterly meeting, with a focus on sharing & discussing best practice and lessons learned supporting the integration of the Sustainable … Continue reading “Briefing note: Constructing Excellence Sustainable Infrastructure Forum – Sustainable Development Goals workshop”

Presentations and Poll results from #CE2020Focus

Introduction Alison Nicholl Constructing Excellence Clients Procuring for Value Phil Wilbraham Heathrow Keith Waller CIH Anne Bentley RLB Isolda Agusti CIH Performance David Whysall Turner & Townsend Becky Dodds Agri-TechE Nick Leach Sir Robert McAlpine New Delivery & Funding Structures Marcus Harling Burges Salmon Manufacturing & Technology Mark Farmer Cast Lorraine McMorrow McAvoy Group Prof … Continue reading “Presentations and Poll results from #CE2020Focus”

Sustainable Infrastructure Group

Constructing Excellence is delighted to launch a new Sustainable Infrastructure Group in partnership with CEEQUAL and the ICE.  CEEQUAL is the evidence-based sustainability assessment rating and awards scheme for civil engineering, infrastructure, landscaping and public realm projects.  It was established by the ICE and now sits as part of the BREEAM family of sustainability rating … Continue reading “Sustainable Infrastructure Group”

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”

Join us at Ecobuild

Next week is shaping up to be a busy week for Constructing Excellence at Ecobuild. We hope you will be able to join us for some or all of it. Tuesday 6 March Offsite Awards The Offsite Manufacturing Technology Group are being given VIP access to Explore Offsite at Ecobuild including access to VIP lounge and … Continue reading “Join us at Ecobuild”

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”