Moores is extremely proud to have recently been awarded ‘Gold’ status within the Supply Chain Sustainability School. The award recognises the hard work Moores has undertaken over numerous years on its ‘sustainability’ journey to meet the exacting ‘Gold’ criteria developed by the school. The criteria covers the three pillars of sustainability that contribute to a more sustainable housebuilding industry: social; economic; and environmental,
The Homes School within the Supply Chain Sustainability School is an industry collaboration between 76 of the UK’s major construction contractors, housebuilders and first tier suppliers that have a mutual interest in building the skills of their supply chain; inspiring a more sustainable built environment. Together they fund a comprehensive, free at the point of use, learning resource for the homes sector.
To achieve ‘Gold’ status Moores completed the self-assessment and the criteria requirements of the10-point action plan generated, covering: Sustainability strategy; Sustainable procurement; Environmental management; Energy and carbon; Sustainable materials; Waste; Water; Biodiversity and ecology; Local businesses and community; employment, skills and ethics.
Mark Grainger Environmental & Quality Systems Manager for Moores comments:
“Sustainability is key to what we do. The school’s aim is in-line with our vision, and that’s to help develop, maintain and operate more sustainable buildings, infrastructure and homes.”
Moores actively engages with its workforce and recently ran an environmental roadshow for employees in a bid to encourage a more conscious approach to its employees’ impact on the environment, both at work and at home.
The benefits of being a Supply Chain Sustainability School member include:
- Continued professional development through knowledge and experience gained via the e-learning modules and attending interactive workshops
- An aligned Moores ‘Sustainability Strategy’ to focus on industry best practice
- A structure that enables Moores to ‘road map’ its sustainability journey