Willmott Dixon and Sir Robert McAlpine Case study; Responsible Sourcing

BRE launched the first BES 6001 Framework Standard for Responsible Sourcing (BES 6001) in October 2008 to meet industry and Government demand for a multi-sector and authoritative third party certified responsible sourcing scheme. The standard specifies requirements for organisational management, supply chain management and management of sustainability issues in order to allow an organisation to … Continue reading “Willmott Dixon and Sir Robert McAlpine Case study; Responsible Sourcing”

Responsible sourcing network APRES given new home at BRE

BRE manages the Action Programme for Responsible Sourcing network – APRES – from 2016. Now in its 5th year, APRES was created by Loughborough University with funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, and extensive support from a number of industry partners. The aim of APRES is to develop an action programme to deliver … Continue reading “Responsible sourcing network APRES given new home at BRE”

CASE STUDY: Sustainable Timber on BREEAM Outstanding Adapt Enterprise Centre

The Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia opened in autumn 2015.  The 3,400 square metre building is one of the largest timber frame structures in the UK and has achieved BREEAM Outstanding.  The building aimed to demonstrate to that natural products can provide attractive alternatives to conventional technologies. 70% of the studwork for … Continue reading “CASE STUDY: Sustainable Timber on BREEAM Outstanding Adapt Enterprise Centre”