Supply Chain School

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Issues

The Construction School provides resources in a wide range of formats including e-learning, case studies and training workshops. All resources aim to increase your knowledge and competence in 10 key sustainability themes as detailed below. Your personalised, tailored Action Plan will signpost you to those resources which are most relevant to your business and level of knowledge, and the School will take you and your business on a journey of continuous improvement.

  • Sustainable Construction

    Sustainability can be defined as development that meets the needs of the present generation... Read more

  • Sustainable Procurement

    Sustainable procurement can be defined as "using procurement to deliver long term social..." Read more

  • Environmental Management

    Specific environmental impacts such as water, carbon... Read more

  • Materials

    The UK construction industry uses more than 400 million tonnes of material every year... Read more

  • Energy and Carbon

    Through the Climate Change Act, UK Government has committed... Read more

  • Waste

    The construction industry is responsible for 120 million tonnes of construction... Read more

  • Biodiversity

    Biodiversity simply refers to all living things. All plants and animals contribute... Read more

  • Employment Skills and Ethics

    Our definition of social responsibility covers the term ethical trade... Read more

  • Local Business and Community

    Whilst our section on social responsibility looks at the internal... Read more

  • Water

    Parts of the UK suffer from water scarcity with the South East of England having less... Read more