Now or Never case studies
Guided by the themes of our 2030 ‘Now or Never’ sustainability strategy; Brilliant Buildings, Building Lives and Better Planet, our case studies showcase our strategy in action.
Sustainability and social value is at the heart of our business. Since 1852 we have been passionate about leaving the right sort of social, environmental and economic legacy. In 2020, we launched our new sustainability strategy, Now or Never, Our decisive decade with a series of ambitious targets to achieve by 2030.
We are already at the forefront of delivering many highly sustainable buildings. Our approach has seen us create buildings that are well designed, of high quality, excellent value and built upon great customer relationships. Brilliant Buildings builds upon our existing work and takes our approach to the next level through four ambitions:
Our overall aim is simply to support the people and businesses in our communities to thrive. Now or Never commits us to the following social value ambitions by 2030:
Our overall aim for the Better Planet theme is for our projects to leave the environment in a better state than when we found it.
We will achieve this through the following key 2030 ambitions and targets:
Considered to be the most important climate summit in history, Sustainable development campaigner and Willmott Dixon non-executive director Jonathon Porritt shares his thoughts on whether COP26 achieved its goals.
Ed Reynolds provides his insight into how the energy crisis has further highlighted the importance of procuring new buildings that will stand the test of time when it comes to energy consumption.
If COP26 is about governments and world leaders agreeing what they are going to do – how can the rest of us get involved? Julia shares her views.
Cathy Myatt, head of environmental policy and improvement, talks about leaving a better planet for future generations.
Alasdair explains how our sustainable approach to buildings is helping achieve net zero.
Sarah Fraser discusses how we can all make a difference to improve communities in a post Covid-19 world.