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Sent to Coventry for Sustainability

13 March 2015 | Updated 01 January 1970

A new Infrastructure Supply Chain Sustainability School has opened its doors in the Midlands.

The event was attended by 268 people, including representatives from National Grid, Highways Agency and HS2 as well as VINCI Construction's Neil Mant (Supply Chain and Procurement Director) and Dawn Love (Head of Environment and Sustainability, Taylor Woodrow). Eamonn Costello, Sector Commercial Director helped to launch the new Infrastructure Supply Chain Sustainability School at the event in Coventry. 

"It is no coincidence that with major infrastructure build programmes on the horizon there is an increasing demand for awareness and training through a readily-available sustainability learning platform,” he commented. “While the school is free to users, partners have invested considerable resource, which not only demonstrates commitment, but the significance of the sustainability message to industry."

Taylor Woodrow will be supporting a supplier day with the Supply Chain School on 7 May at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London. NG Bailey, HS2 and Crossrail are confirmed as speakers at the event. VINCI Construction is a partner of the school, and VINCI Academy is working with the school to incorporate free sustainability e-learning modules into our system.

The first of these e-learning modules are due to go live in April. The Supply Chain Sustainability School was launched in 2012 to support construction needs for development of a supply chain capable of meeting sustainability aspirations of main contractors and clients. It provides online learning resources and networking opportunities. A FM school was launched last month. 

Picture:    Taylor Woodrow will be supporting a supplier day with the Supply Chain School on 7 May at the Grand Connaught Rooms, London.

Article written by Cathryn Ellis | Published 13 March 2015


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