Working to build a sustainable Wales
The Supply Chain Sustainability School in Wales has been created to provide support to the construction industry by providing free training resources to help you build your skills and knowledge in the area of sustainability.Learning resources
Wales is leading the drive to a more sustainable future, no more so than in the construction sector. Ensuring projects are delivered to enhance the environment, create new jobs and apprenticeships and ensuring that local communities benefit from new investment is a key driver in Wales.
The Welsh construction sector has significant legislation and policy drivers that shape our sustainability priorities in the buildings and infrastructure that we build and maintain.
COVID-19: Support for Welsh Businesses
The below links and video content may be useful in regards to specific industry guidance, business advice and financial support available to the sector:
- Business Wales
- Welsh Government Regulation 7A – Coronavirus Restrictions for the Workplace
- Welsh Government: Mitigating the risk of labour exploitation in procurements associated with COVID-19
View the full list of UK wide guidance on our COVID-19 Response page.
What is different about sustainability in Wales?
The School has developed specific resources to help understand and address the sustainability priorities of the construction market in Wales. There are some major differences in policy and legislation.
payment of the Living Wage a mandatory requirement the Welsh Assembly is committed to promoting the benefits of being a Living Wage Employer.
“The School allows us to convey a consistent message to the industry on what we need across our supply chain to demonstrate a sustainable performance. ”Simon Richards, Regional Sustainability & Quality Manager, Sir Robert McAlpine