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 06-08 March 2018 / ExCeL, London

ecobuild partners with Considerate Constructors Scheme

27 November 2017

ecobuild 2018 is proud to announce that it is partnering with the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS).

The CCS – the national organisation established to improve the image of the construction industry – will be working with ecobuild over the forthcoming months to develop a set of criteria for the event to demonstrate its considerate credentials, in line with the CCS’s Code of Considerate Practice.

Martin Hurn, Managing Director of ecobuild, said: “We are really excited to have the Scheme partnering with ecobuild 2018. We will be using the Scheme’s Code as an industry standard to help ensure the event is achieving high standards in key areas such as: being an inclusive and respectful event for everyone; and minimising the environmental impact of the event through waste and resource management. The Scheme’s fundamental values represent everything we work hard to promote at ecobuild, and together, I am confident that we will be able to have a positive impact on the industry and its image.”

Scheme Chief Executive Edward Hardy said: “The Scheme is delighted to partner with ecobuild 2018. The aim of the partnership is to make the event as considerate as possible in respect of the environment, workforce and community.

“With thousands of visitors and hundreds of exhibitors and presenters attending construction events each year, events have an extremely important role in showcasing the very best image of the construction industry. As such, partnering with ecobuild – one of the UK’s industry-leading events – was a natural fit in order to support the event to demonstrate its considerate credentials.

“We look forward to this Partnership inspiring other like-minded events to work with the Scheme to improve standards and promote a positive image of the construction industry in the future”.

To find out more about ecobuild, or to register as an exhibitor, visit the website: www.ecobuild.co.uk.

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Notes to editor

About ecobuild

ecobuild is the ‘must go’ event in the construction industry calendar for forward thinking companies, senior professionals and influencers.

Under the new ownership of Futurebuild Events Ltd., ecobuild 2018 (06-08 March at ExCeL London) will be a fresh new format that’s nothing like an ordinary trade show. The event will bring together the most innovative brands, speakers and experiences; thought provoking, valuable content, and an unparalleled opportunity for sharing ideas, networking and relationship building.

The centrepiece will be the comprehensive conference programme curated by top industry figures and the ‘futurebuild districts’, each exploring a different aspect of the built environment.

Industry professionals can share their thoughts on how they want the event to look, by contacting the ecobuild team on social media using the hashtag #ecobuild

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About the Considerate Constructors Scheme:

The Considerate Constructors Scheme is a non-profit-making, independent organisation founded in 1997 by the construction industry to improve its image.

Construction sites, companies and suppliers voluntarily register with the Scheme and agree to abide by the Code of Considerate Practice. The Code commits those registered with the Scheme to care about appearance, respect the community, protect the environment, secure everyone’s safety and value their workforce.

The Scheme monitors any area of construction activity that may have a direct or indirect impact on the image of the industry as a whole.

The Scheme provides the Best Practice Hub, a comprehensive online resource showcasing best practice in the construction industry. The Best Practice Hub hosts a wealth of tips, expertise, guidance and case studies to help constructors learn from their peers and raise industry standards.

For further information, please visit www.ccscheme.org.uk 
Twitter @CCScheme @ccsbestpractice @IvorGoodsite
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Media Contact
Victoria Knowles
Telephone: +44 (0) 1920 485959, +44 (0) 7802 726380
Email: victoria.knowles@ccscheme.org.uk

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