A short report published in 2021 by Nottingham University in the UK assessing the effectiveness of modern slavery guidance for procurers in the UK construction industry including the impact of Covid-19.
In lockdown, businesses and individuals are responding to homeschooling digital learning needs and re-purposing devices. If you’re thinking of co-ordinating a laptops for learning project, here are some key pointers based on my very recent (and ongoing) experience of co-ordinating a project in the North of England.
“Jak dosáhnout udržitelných výsledků prostřednictvím dodavatelských řetězců s pomocí normy ISO 20400” translated by the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Czech Republic
“ Detailní průvodce pokyny ISO 20400: udržitelné nakupování, vytvořený pro organizaci IEMA, největší světový profesionální institut udržitelnosti. Průvodce připravil Shaun McCarthy, vedoucí britské delegace pro vytváření těchto pokynů ISO. Průvodce je užitečný pro všechny, kteří zvažují využití pokynů ISO 20400 pro nastavení své nákupní politiky, před tím, než si ISO zakoupí.“
This paper sets out the case for the UK Government, working in partnership with industry, finance, and other community based bodies to introduce a national retrofit strategy to make our existing homes greener and more energy and water efficient. Without a long-term plan, the UK cannot meet its targets of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Having graduated in 2015 with a Masters in Sustainable Development from the University of Exeter Alfred joined Action Sustainability in July 2018 and the multi award-winning Supply Chain Sustainability School before transferring across into the Consultancy.
He has since spent time working with major clients on their social value.
Alfie is currently seconded part time to Siemens as a Sustainability Specialist for their rail automation division and works closely with other consultants to support the delivery of the Sustainability Tool.
Leading role or bit player? Main contractors, supply chain and sustainable construction. Contributed Erica Russell.
Large scale construction projects require supply networks to deliver thousands of component parts. Embodied within them are minerals, energy, water, labour, waste and other human rights abuses. This thesis focuses on the UK construction industry and the ability of the main contractor to affect the sustainability of the final asset.
Supporting Government Procurement of using recycled materials using the ISO 20400 standard. Contributed by Jean-Louis Haie
An report from Australia where the Government are sustainably procuring recycled materials using the ISO 20400 standard – guidance.