Top Stories for Scotland this Month
SEPA engages innovative modelling techniques to help Scotland better prepare for future flooding
SEPA is introducing new flood hazard mapping which will provide a clearer indication of surface water (also known as pluvial) flood risk now and in future.
Kier, Morgan Sindall and McLaughlin & Harvey chosen for SCAPE Scotland Construction framework
Public sector procurement authority SCAPE Scotland has announced the three contractors that will help deliver up to £2 billion of public sector investment across its next-generation construction framework, following the conclusion of a rigorous procurement process.
SSE have published their annual sustainability report
We are proud to support SSE in the run up to COP 26. Look at their sustainability report for more information.
Sustainable Procurement resources recommended for you this month
Built environment projects with major contractors can pass up to 80% of spending through to their supply chain. Subsequently, sustainable procurement is a critical part of client and contractor policies and strategies, which is often reflected in tendering processes. See our recommended resources for this topic below…
What is Whole Life Costing? An introduction to the concept of whole life costing by Wilmott Dixon
How to be a responsible supplier Advice on what small businesses need to understand about clients who are using the new ISO standard for sustainable procurement – ISO20400
SDGs and Decision Making Research Paper from the Centre for Environment and Sustainability, University of Surrey
Recommended from Scotland
Keep your eyes peeled for our new Scotland events coming up in the next few months! In the meantime, check out our market page for resources and news
Offsite and Mass Timber Construction – Business Bytes
This 90-minute Business Bytes session will continue discussions that the Centre for Advanced Timber Technology (CATT) is having with industry, to accelerate the use of renewable resources using factory based approaches and digital technology.
Designing/Embedding Resilience in Infrastructure – Business Bytes
A 90-minute Business Bytes session to discuss nature-based solutions in infrastructure projects.
If you don’t measure, you can’t manage
Complete our free self assessment to get your bespoke action plan today. The benefit of assessing is that it provides a tailored action plan. This list of 10 resources tells you where you should focus your learning with direct links to top-quality materials…