Our journey

With a number of notable milestones, this is the road that we have travelled to arrive at our SustainAbilities route map to 2020 and beyond.

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2002

First ‘Environment & the Community’ section in the Annual Report.

 

 

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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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2007

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

 

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2008

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

 

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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.

 

 

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2011

Interserve’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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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.

 

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2012

Ongoing 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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2013

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

 

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2013

SustainAbilities plan launched.