National Highways needs help planting three million trees

National Highways is on the hunt for landowners and organisations that can help it plant an additional 3 million trees by 2030. The move comes as part of National Tree Week (25 Nov – 3 Dec), the UK’s largest annual tree celebration in which the country’s conservation sector, volunteer groups and tree-lovers come together to plant thousands […]

National Highways challenged to prioritise ‘high-quality’ and sustainable design

National Highways has been challenged to prioritise high-quality and sustainable design as it delivers the biggest investment in the strategic road network for a generation. The government-owned company has been urged to ensure upgrades to motorways and major A-roads are sympathetic to their local surroundings while also prioritising safety, reliability and affordability. National Highways’ first […]

Rennicks OGPS supports NY Highways with its net zero carbon reduction programme

Two Rennicks Off Grid Power Solutions (OGPS) have been installed at NYHighways to help them meet their environmental goals both now and in the future.   Sustainability is naturally (and quite rightly) at the top of many agendas – including that of NYHighways, North Yorkshire County Council’s maintenance provider which is wholly owned by the […]

Tarmac highlights sustainability performance with 2021 report launch

Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions company, has highlighted its commitment to creating a more sustainable built environment with the online publication of its new 2021 Sustainability Report. The report sets out the positive progress the business has been making against its key targets, including the ways that whole-life thinking is […]

New ADEPT President launches climate change policy position

The new President of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport (ADEPT), Mark Kemp, has launched the Climate Change and Green Growth policy position. The paper, which urges government to give local authorities the powers, resources and funding they need to deliver net zero, sets out ADEPT’s position that national targets will […]

Balfour Beatty appoints UK Director of Sustainability

Contractor Balfour Beatty has announced the appointment of Jo Gilroy as UK Director of Sustainability. Ms Gilroy, who joins the company this week, will be responsible for supporting and guiding the business in driving forward Balfour Beatty’s sustainability strategy across the UK, as well as reporting the Group’s performance against the bold targets and ambitions […]

Chevron Group signs up to United Nations Global Compact

The Chevron Group which includes Chevron Traffic Management has signed up to the United Nations Global Compact, an internationally recognised best practice sustainability framework, to drive its ambitious climate and sustainability actions. This announcement comes on the back of the traffic management provider’s commitment to set Science-Based Targets and is the next step in leading […]

Aggregate Industries ‘builds progress’ for a sustainable future

Aggregate Industries has launched a new sustainability strategy which sets out the business’ vision to become the UK leader of innovative and sustainable building solutions and its ambition to embed sustainability in the future of construction. The strategy, Building Progress for a Sustainable Future brings together former management plans and policies into a more holistic and […]


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