Monthly Archives: June 2012

We have no business applying the word sustainable to business activity until …

Much has been written and discussed around the use of the word ‘sustainability’ and indeed, within the built environment has become over an used term, we are seemingly littered with sustainable construction, design and fm, with sustainable products, techniques and … Continue reading

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Construction CSR Makeover: can construction learn from Patagonia?

CSR and Transparency seem to be linked buzz words in the world of sustainability at the moment. Fuelled perhaps by an increase in CSR generally, a growing awareness of social media ‘whistleblowing’, the potential of the Social Value Act and a … Continue reading

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What will Rio Plus 20 mean for construction?

It’s 1992, five years after the Brundtland Commission launched the now well accepted  Sustainable Development definition. Heads of State and environmentalists convened in Rio to agree, or attempt to agree, a strategy to implement the sustainable definition globally. At that … Continue reading

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10 Things you should know about the Rio +20 Earth Summit

Will we turn environmental protection into a game of profit? What you need to know about the global gathering. The following article written by Janet Redman appeared recently on Yes Magazine and is reposted under the magazines creative common share licence In … Continue reading

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Why the #neverseconds censor is significant for business, #CSR #transparency + #socialmedia (recent CSR pres slide)

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Improving Bid success through construction #CSR

Is your PQQ or Bid success rate dopping? Are you loosing out to competitors and not sure why? You could do no better than to get along to one of the numerous best practice or knowledge exchange events such as the … Continue reading

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