Tag Archives: Construction

Susty Procurement: From Responsible Sourcing to… Star Wars

New writing… Pleased to say I have another piece published in The Times newspaper today, as part of a special report on Future-Proofing Procurement, by Raconteur. It looks at how the business supply chain is increasingly viewed as a value chain, with … Continue reading

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Future of Construction: Change is in the Air

New writing… Pleased to say I have another piece published in The Times newspaper today, as part of a special report on the Future of Construction, by Raconteur. It looks at how the construction sector stands accused as a polluter, but … Continue reading

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PropTech: Why the Future Is Digital and Personal

New writing… My latest for Real Views looks at the emergence of the PropTech phenomenon in the built environment. Property technology, ‘PropTech’ for short, is a catch-all term for a disruptive new breed of data-based startups and intelligence innovators now … Continue reading

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Green Hotels + Biophilia, to IoT + Modern Slavery

More of my journalism and blogging pieces have been published in the last few months and I have provided a brief update menu of Built Environment, Real Estate and Construction articles below, with links to original copy. (Additional writings on Environment, Energy and … Continue reading

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Hacked: Manifesto for Ethical Sourcing in Construction

10 Pledges to Align Industry Values with Business Ethics & Human Rights  1 Bribery & Corruption; 2 Labour & Workers’ Rights; 3. Sustainable Development; 4. Traceability & Transparency; 5. Health, Safety & Wellbeing; 6. Legality of Materials; 7. Complex/Manufactured Products; … Continue reading

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Trillion-$ packaging, to rockin’ megaprojects + ocean clean-up

More of my journalism and blogging pieces have been published in the last few months and I have provided a brief update menu of articles below, with links to original copy. Packaging a Trillion-Dollar Circle of Life The packaging industry is moving … Continue reading

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Construction and cities: Inclusivity, collaboration and ethics

More of my journalism and blogging pieces have been published in the last few weeks and I have provided a brief update menu of articles below, with links to original copy. Constructing an Industry for the 21st Century Summary: The construction industry … Continue reading

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Clean + green, in black + white (Pt II)

Recent months have seen a few more of my journalism pieces published in the press and I have provided a brief update menu of articles below, with links to original copy. Shaping up to the Future Summary: 3D printing has the potential … Continue reading

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Clean, green + blue, in black + white

Recent months have seen a number of my journalism pieces published in the press and I have provided a brief menu of articles below, covering topics from water and energy, carbon, construction and the circular economy, to ethical sourcing and … Continue reading

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Co-creation and Construction: It’s good to share

A version of this article first appeared on the Sustainability Talk & News website, published 6 February, 2014. Currently very much in vogue, co-creation is being touted as the optimum way for business to capture innovation, speed delivery and drive resource efficiency. … Continue reading

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