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Wales Market Update July 2021

Published 21st Jun 21 - by rosiewatts

Wales Market Update: July 2021


Top stories for Wales this month:


School Partner Bouygues appointed for new Kingsway Scheme in Swansea:

Bouygues UK will start work this summer on construction of the multi-million scheme at the 71/72 The Kingsway site. The major new high-tech office development will provide space for 600 jobs in Swansea city centre. Find out More>>

Optimised Retrofit Project:

Optimised Retrofit is the retrofit of an existing home which provides effective, practical pathways to take that home to its lowest achievable carbon footprint. The Optimised Retrofit project will see more than 1,724 homes across Wales made more energy-efficient. Find out more about the project>>

A Fit for Future Programme for Government:

The ‘Fit for the Future Programme for Government’ is the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales  set of proposals to the new Government with the aim to deliver a prosperous, green, and equal recovery from COVID-19. Read More>>

July’s featured topic: Waste & Resource Efficiency 

Reducing waste has many benefits, it can save money, time and enhance business reputation.

Take a look at the selected resources below to start to develop your understanding on the importance of reducing waste in Wales.

Waste & Resource Efficiency resources recommended for you this month:

Introduction to Waste – This interactive e-learning module provides an overview of waste diversion benefits and principles, as well as legislation concerning waste disposal. Watch the module>>

Embracing the Circular Economy in your business –  Considering (perhaps even committing to) changing or developing a circular business model? This guide will get you started; walking you through five steps to help you embrace the circular economy in your business by enabling a circular business model. Read More>>

Protec Closed Loop Scheme Case Study –  Jim Riley – Major Projects & UK Sustainability Manager at Protec discusses their closed loop scheme for waste materials on site. Watch the video>>

Benchmark your Sustainability knowledge!

Our free Maturity Matrix tool has been designed to help you assess your company’s current Sustainability strengths and to identify the areas in which you can develop your competencies.

The assessment will help to benchmark your current knowledge of sustainability topics and then generate a tailored action plan. This list of 10 resources tells you where your company should focus learning, with direct links to top resources. Get started today! 



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