Understanding Sustainability in Construction
The Construction School provides best in class CPD accredited e-learning, videos, toolbox talks, workshops, supplier days, guidance and toolkits - all categorised under the 10 key sustainability issues below.
Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Not sure where to start? Complete a self-assessment and get your own personalised action plan that will signpost you to the most relevant resources for your business, taking into account your size, trade category and current level of knowledge.
Sustainability can be defined as development that meets the needs of the present generation... Read more
Sustainable procurement can be defined as "using procurement to deliver long term social..." Read more
Energy and Carbon
Through the Climate Change Act, UK Government has committed... Read more
The construction industry is responsible for 120 million tonnes of construction... Read more
Specific environmental impacts such as water, carbon... Read more
The UK construction industry uses more than 400 million tonnes of material every year... Read more
Local Business and Community
Whilst our section on social responsibility looks at the internal... Read more
Parts of the UK suffer from water scarcity with the South East of England having less... Read more
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