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Key topics within sustainability

Air Quality

The quality of the air we all breathe often gets…

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Biodiversity & Ecology

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

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Energy & Carbon

Climate change is the biggest issue of our times and…

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Environmental Management

Environmental Management is the term we use to describe how…

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Business Ethics

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

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Fairness, Inclusion & Respect

Making our workplaces even better for everyone.

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The built environment industry can reduce the negative impacts of…

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Modern Slavery

With 40.3 million victims estimated by the Global Slavery Index…

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Performance Measurement

If organisations within an industry are measuring different things, in…

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social value
Social Value

For many businesses, understanding, monitoring and reporting social impacts is…

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Sustainability Strategy

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

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Sustainable Procurement

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

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Waste and Resource Efficiency

Enabling the built environment to move from a linear to…

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It’s essential to monitor water consumption to achieve the Government…

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Latest sustainability news

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School launches new MEP mapping tool

Supply Chain Sustainability School launches MEP mapping tool to help reduce the volume of waste entering landfill The School has launched its free Materials...

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Century up: 100th Partner joins Supply Chain Sustainability School

McCarthy & Stone becomes the 100th Partner to join the award-winning industry-wide School in just 8 years. With over 40,000 registered users, more than...

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Consultation on definition of social value for buildings and places

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a consultation to canvas views of property and construction professionals on a definition of social value...

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M O’Brien Group becomes a Partner to the School

Having been a member of the School since 2017, M O’Brien Group has become the latest Partner to the School.   After using the...

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School joins UKGBC’s
Defining Social Value Task Group

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has announced a new task group which will develop a definition of social value for the built environment...

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HS2 launches Innovation Accelerator initiative to drive new ideas for the project

School Partner HS2 Ltd has launched a new start-up ‘Innovation Accelerator’ – a call out for entrepreneurial ideas that can help drive project efficiencies...

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