Our journey

With a number of notable milestones, this is the road that we have travelled to arrive at our SustainAbilities route map to 2050 and beyond.

2016 SustainAbilities progress report2017

Launched updated SustainAbilities Plan alongside our 2016 Progress Update Report.

2016Updated SustainAbilities plan

Achieved targets in our SustainAbilities Plan, including:

  • Doubled the number of apprentices, trainees and graduates on programme
  • Awarded the National Equality Standard
  • Reduced construction waste by 25%
  • 52% suppliers covered by a Sustainability Code of Conduct.

2016

Launched our Social Value Mapping Tool at the 3nd Social Value Summit in partnership with Social Enterprise UK.

2016

Published SustainAbilities Insight Tool – providing insight into our data and performance metrics

2015

Published the Interserve Society Report.

2015

Awarded  ‘Sustainable Achievement’ Award at the PLC Awards.

2015

Work began on ‘Ingenuity House’, our new regional office in the Midlands and exemplar building.

2014

Awarded the British Quality Foundation ‘Sustainable Future Achievement’ Award.

2014

Joined the BITC Enterprise Leadership Team; became a founding member of the FM Supply Chain Sustainability School.

2014

Achieved targets in our SustainAbilities Plan, including providing 1,000 work experience placements.

2013

SustainAbilities plan launched.

2013

journey-12Joined IIRC (International Integrated Reporting Council) Pilot Programme to contribute to progress on communicating more coherent, value-relevant information to investors and stakeholders.

2012

journey-10Ongoing commitment to leading practice in sustainable design and management demonstrated by undertaking first government BIM project for HM Young Offenders Institute Cookham Wood. Site Services’ move into new £2 million waste recycling facility.

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2012

Interserve Employee Foundation launched with ultimate aim of improving the quality of life and life chances of people in and around communities where we operate.

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2011-2012

Focus on learning & development recognised with a number of awards including PFM ‘Partners for Skills Development’ for work with Asset Skills and RICS to develop employee career pathways, BIFM ‘Learning and Development Award’ and Education Investors ‘Local Education Partnership of the Year’ award for Sandwell Building Schools for the Future.

2011

journey-07Interserve’s £1.5 million Passivhaus office opens, winning multiple awards including Green Apple ‘Environment Award’ and RICS award for ‘Design and Innovation’. First Passivhaus school built.

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2010-2012

Leading practice in sustainable procurement demonstrated; assessed at Level 5 against flexible framework and Gold Level against BS8903 sustainable procurement guidance.

2008

journey-05Corporate Sustainability Strategy, RENEWABLES launched, receiving BCE Environmental Leadership Award and CoreNet Sustainability Award.

2007

Public commitment to focusing on skills and supporting employees demonstrated, as one of four companies signing the government’s ‘Skills Pledge’.

2002-2004

Environmental initiatives underway. Support Services win PFM ‘Partnership Award’ for introducing web-based EMS on government estate; ISO 14001 certified EMS in widespread operation across group.

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