Net Zero Strategies Debated
Partners Transport for Wales, Wales & West Utilities and Welsh Water discussed ideas including a greater role for hydrogen, planting seagrass, energy efficient heating and lighting, and switching to renewable energy at the Game Changers: Sustainable and Net Zero roundtable.
£5.87 Low Carbon Growth Programme Approved
The UK and Welsh Government have approved the £58.7 million Swansea Bay City Deal’s Supporting Innovation and Low Carbon Growth programme.
The Push Towards Offsite Construction is Nothing New
Take a look at Sears Homes from 1908 -1914, demonstrating that the push towards Offsite Construction is nothing new!
October’s Featured Topic: Modern Slavery
There are 40.3 million victims in forced labour estimated by the Global Slavery Index, and estimated 136,000 victims in the UK alone. Labour exploitation is a lucrative business for organised crime and the built environment sector is no exception.
We have a wealth of resources to help you understand the principles of modern slavery and how you can use due diligence within your organisational processes to combat the risk of labour exploitation – take a look:
Modern Slavery: An Introduction
An introductory learning pathway to help you begin to develop your understanding on modern slavery risks within your organisation and supply chain.
Modern Slavery Due Diligence Prevention Checklist
A best practice checklist, outlining what organisations should have in place to combat modern slavery, designed to help procurement specialists understand how to evaluate supply chain responses to requests for their own due diligence processes.
Concrete – Tackling Modern Slavery in the Construction Sector
This video illustrates the forms of modern slavery and how it can manifest in the construction industry.
Anxiety Lunch ‘n’ Learn
Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress. It’s a feeling of fear and unease about what’s to come. In 2013 there was 8.2 million cases of anxiety in the UK.
This Lunch ‘n’ Learn explains the anxiety cycle and the complexities and triggers associated with the different types of anxiety that can affect us.
By attending this session you will:
- Gain an understanding of the anxiety cycle.
- Understand the different types of anxiety and anxiety disorders.
- Learn different strategies which can help in coping with the symptoms of anxiety that can arise in our daily lives.
- DATE: 19th October 2021
- TIME: 12:00pm -13:00pm
- LOCATION: Online