04 Jul '12, 4pm

UK-GBC publishes ‘Lessons Learned’ guide to sustainability | UK Green Building Council

The culmination of a six month series of learning events, this guide brings together tips, advice and best practice from the experts involved in the London 2012 construction project – focusing on how they achieved sustainable outcomes. Some of the key lessons learned were: Strong client leadership is required to set clear targets in contracts Invest in teams to create a culture of teamwork Engage the supply chain early – they are often able to offer innovative solutions to sustainability Communicate proactively and ensure understanding of sustainability objectives throughout the supply chain Don’t be afraid to innovate – stretched targets and fixed timescales can create opportunities to do so One of the largest construction projects the UK has ever seen, the London 2012 games set a new benchmark for sustainability. The UK Green Building Council was chosen by the Olympic De...

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