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Sustainability

Sustainability addresses the social, environmental and economic challenges we face in today’s ever-changing world.

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Backed by the UK’s top organisations for the built environment, the School helps to meet the challenging sustainability targets set out by the UK Construction Strategy 2025.

The School provides free, practical support in the form of CPD-accredited e-learning modules and training workshops, tailored assessments and action plans, benchmarking tools, networking opportunities, and access to thousands of online resources.

Benefits reported by our members include; cost and time savings, business won, increased competitive advantage, reduced risk and enhanced reputation. Take our quick assessment, linking you to our world class resources.

Key topics within Sustainability

To help our members develop a holistic understanding of the impacts relevant to sustainability, we offer a suite of resources on the following key sub-topics:

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Air Quality Training

The quality of the air we all breathe often gets…

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Biodiversity
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Biodiversity and Ecology Training

‘Biodiversity’ simply refers to all living things. Every species, no…

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Business Ethics Training

The identification, management and mitigation of risk of bribery, corruption…

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Energy and Carbon Training

Climate change is the biggest issue of our time and…

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Environmental Management Training

How we deal with the potential positive and negative impacts…

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Fairness, Inclusion & Respect Training

Making our workplaces even better for everyone.

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Sustainable Materials Training

The built environment industry can reduce the negative impacts of…

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Slavery
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Modern Slavery

With an estimated 49.6 million victims worldwide, modern slavery is…

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social value
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Social Value Training

Social Value is more important than ever and has a…

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Performance Management Training

Collecting data and measuring sustainability performance in a standardised way,…

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Sustainability Strategy Training

Sustainable development requires a holistic consideration of environmental, social and…

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Sustainable Procurement Training

Procurement that has the most positive environmental, social and economic…

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Waste and Resource Efficiency

Changing the mindset from 'waste' to 'resources' and improving efficiency…

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Water Sustainability

Monitoring and addressing water consumption and use helps to reduce…

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Wellbeing Training

Addressing wellbeing and welfare improvement across the whole value chain…

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Key Sustainability resources

Here are a selection of featured sustainability related resources. To view more, please visit our full resource library.

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Air Quality
Energy and Carbon
Biodiversity and Ecology
Air Quality
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Energy and Carbon

Latest Sustainability news

Find our latest news stories and blog posts from all topics within sustainability.

Industry Leaders Join Forces to Tackle GHG Emissions & Air Pollution on Construction Sites

The Supply Chain Sustainability School has unveiled updated versions of its Plant Commitment Charter and Minimum Standards, leading the UK’s built environment towards significantly...

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New Partner benefit: Diversity Tool

Since the launch of the Supply Chain Sustainability School’s Diversity Tool in 2021, over 537 organisations have registered to report their organisation’s employee diversity data,...

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Launch of CIF Carbon Calculator: Streamlining Carbon Accounting for Irish Construction Businesses

Today marks a significant milestone with the launch of the Construction Industry Federation’s (CIF) Carbon Calculator, powered by the Sustainability Tool and developed in...

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New Report Unveils Sustainable Path: Decoding HVO for Responsible Biofuel Procurement

A groundbreaking report, “Responsible Sourcing of HVO – A Comprehensive Guide,” has been released, aiming to accelerate the global transition towards sustainable energy. Developed...

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Andrew Spencer Appointed to the Supply Chain Sustainability School Board

The Supply Chain Sustainability School is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Spencer to its Board of Directors.   Andrew Spencer brings a...

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CO2 Performance Ladder Pilot Launches in the UK

21 May 2024, London, UK – The CO2 Performance Ladder pilot has launched in the United Kingdom. This project marks a significant advancement in...

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