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Research and Markets: No Waste: Managing Sustainability in Construction


Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "No Waste: Managing Sustainability in Construction" book to their offering.

Sustainability is a critical issue for the construction industry. In the short term, sustainability is often seen as a 'must do' item. In the longer term, all contractors will be seeing it as a source of competitive advantage. Public sector construction, infrastructure and other large projects such as the Thames Gateway and the Olympics in 2012 are all being driven down this route by pressure from Government. Uly Ma's "No Waste" is an extremely practical guide to managing sustainability in construction that draws on input from all the related stakeholders: the construction industry itself, the clients, designers and architects and the trades. The book explores how the industry can transform itself from business as before to business as it should be, from the micro level of good site practices to setting the right policies that drives a company onwards.

The text covers the management of sustainability and the accompanying CD ROM includes a wealth of material such as tool kits, templates and activities that can be shared throughout the organisation and used for team meetings, communication and training.

Key Topics Covered:

Part 1: Talking About Sustainability

Chapter 1: Sustainability and All That

Chapter 2: Money and Tensions

Chapter 3: Going Forwards, Backwards, Sideways or Nowhere?

Chapter 4: People, Construction and Sustainability: The Social Elements

Chapter 5: Capabilities, Skills and Green Skills'

Chapter 6: Sustainability: Confusion in the Workplace

Chapter 7: Managing Sustainability: Your Personal Effectiveness

Part 2: The Anti-Sustainability

Chapter 8: Introducing Waste: The Anti-Sustainability

Chapter 9: Dealing with Waste

Part 3: Sustainability Policy

Chapter 10: Policy and Agenda

Part 4: Doing Sustainability

Chapter 11: Going Forward

Chapter 12: Doing It!

Chapter 13: The Lovelace List: A Balanced Social Sustainability Scorecard

Chapter 14: Using the Lovelace List

Chapter 15: Improving The Way We Work

Chapter 16: Respect, Recognition and Rewards: The 3Rs That Sugar Coat the Implementation

Chapter 17: Transforming The Organisation

Chapter 18: Was Egan Right?: Thoughts on Sustainability in Construction

Appendix 1: No Waste: A Case Study

Appendix 2: CKiS - Common Knowledge in Sustainability

Appendix 3: The Sustainability Buzzword Generator



Dr Uly Ma

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Sector: Construction and Engineering

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