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Supply Chain Sustainability School

Lingwood Security Management are delighted to be awarded Bronze status by Supply Chain Sustainability School, recognising our commitment to actively engage with sustainability best practise and the progress we have made since joining the school.

Supply Chain Sustainability SchoolThe Supply Chain Sustainability School is a collaboration between over 70 of the largest construction clients and contractors. The remit of the school is to provide a virtual learning environment to help suppliers and sub-contractors develop their sustainability knowledge and competence.

By engaging with the School, Lingwood Security Management are able to demonstrate our current knowledge of health and safety, the environment and sustainability, through a series of assessments that are conducted on an ongoing basis. Self-assessment is a critical part of the process, and as a firm who invests time and resources into staff training in all of these areas, it allows us to demonstrate our competence in the supply chain.

The School is also an excellent source of materials through which to gain further knowledge, enabling our staff to log onto a secure portal and continue their own professional development.

Speaking following the Bronze Award, Summer Jenkins, CRM Manager, said: “I’m really pleased that we have now progressed to Bronze status. The School is a great resource and is yet another means of demonstrating our supply chain competence to potential and existing clients. I am now busy focusing on the next step, our Silver Award!”

Background to the Supply Chain Sustainability School

The Supply Chain Sustainability School was formed by Action Sustainability with the support of seven founding Partners led by Skanska and including Aggregate Industries, Kier, Lendlease, Morgan Sindall, Sir Robert McAlpine and Willmott Dixon. Formed in June 2012 the School is delivered by Action Sustainability with investment from CITB and Partner organisations.

Today the School has grown to over 70 Partners in total with the additional Partners being clients, contractors, FM service providers and key suppliers.

The School has expanded from the construction industry and now covers specific sectors of the built environment, ensuring a tailored diagnostic and resources are provided to our members in these industries.

The School seeks to bring together the best resources in the field of sustainability. We have a range of Knowledge Partners including; BIFM, BRE, CEEQUAL, CITB and Universities such as Loughborough, Bath, Nottingham, Portsmouth and Royal Holloway.