M009 Sustainability

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M002 & M009 Mind Map on M009 Sustainability, created by alison_patey0437 on 04/09/2013.

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M009 Sustainability
1 RICS Sustainability and the Property Lifecycle
2 Definition
2.1 The Bruntland Report 1994
2.1.1 Rio summit
2.2 Pillars of sustainability
2.2.1 Environmental
2.2.2 Social
2.2.3 Economic
2.3 Development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
2.3.1 Or A better quality of life, now and for future generations to come
3 What makes a sustainable building?
3.1 Technology
3.2 Accreditation
3.2.1 BREEAM
3.2.2 EPC's
3.3 Good communication links
3.4 Safe community
3.5 Open Space
4 Impact of sustainability onto Business
4.1 impact of clients sourcing material and labour from sustainable sources
4.1.1 Impact on CSR
5 Investment Requirements
5.1 Higher Education Funding Agency
5.2 Equator principles - bank requirements
5.2.1 credit risk management framework for determining, assessing and managing environmental and social risk in Project Finance
6 corporate resonsibility and reputation
6.1 Sustainability enforcement
6.1.1 Governement - polluter pays Legal policies planning conditions legal policies
6.2 Ranking systems
6.2.1 Ftse for Good Index


  • The FTSE4Good Index Series has been designed to objectively measure the performance of companies that meet globally recognised corporate responsibility standards.
6.2.2 Dow Jones CR index


  • Launched 1999 evaluates the sustainability credentials of 2,500 companies listed Dow Jones Total Global Index They are the longest-running global sustainability benchmarks worldwide and have become the key reference point in sustainability investing for investors and companies alike.  
6.2.3 Carbon Disclosure Programme
7 What does sustainability means to Gleeds?
7.1 Deliver specialist advice to clients
7.2 Corporate Responsibility Policy
7.2.1 Good for PQQ Bids
7.2.2 Clients expect thier whole supply chain to have sustainable credentials
7.2.3 GOALS • help our clients achieve their own sustainability objectives in a practical and cost effective way • take a leading role in reducing the negative impacts of our clients’ projects on the environment • reduce our carbon footprint • reduce our use of water • reduce waste and increase recycling • support environmental and social initiatives in our local communities
8 History of Sustainability
8.1 Kyoto Protecal 1997
8.1.1 Set Emissions Targets for 2012 UK Legislation set up from this target EU Directive UK Regional Local Policies UK Legislation The Energy Act 2011 Green Deal Private Rented Sector Energy Company obligations Legislation The Climate Change Act 2008 Reduce carbon by 80% Target to reduce greenhouse emissions in the UK by at least 80% by 2050
9 Regukatory and Non-Regulatory drivers
9.1 The Climate Change Act
9.2 Performance for Building Directive
9.2.1 EPCs
9.2.2 DEC's
9.3 Stern Report
9.4 Carbon Trading
9.5 80% reduction 2050
9.6 Code for sustainable Buildings (UK)
9.7 Building Regulations (part L)
9.8 Code for sustainable homes
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11 Why Bother With Sustainability?
11.1 Added Value
11.1.1 Obtain funding
11.1.2 Brand Enhancement
11.1.3 Competative Advantage
11.1.4 Manage Risks
11.1.5 Adapt to future change
11.1.6 Corporate responsibility
11.1.7 Employee satisfaction
11.2 Save Cost
11.2.1 Reduced energy costs
11.2.2 Reduced water costs
11.2.3 Reduced material costs
11.2.4 Reduced Taxation
11.2.5 Access to grants
11.3 Legal policy
11.3.1 EPC
11.3.2 Zero Carbon Homes
11.3.3 Building Regulations
11.3.4 Waste Management
11.3.5 Sustainable communities
11.3.6 Environmental Taxation
11.4 Planning
11.4.1 Merton Rule (10% renewables)
11.4.2 Sustainable statements
11.4.3 PPS1 -delivering sustainable developments
11.4.4 Draft suplements to PPS1
12 Sustainability strategy issues
12.1 Living within environmental limits
12.1.1 biodiversity
12.1.2 land use
13 Technology - materials
13.1 Lightweight blocks vs. clay blocks
13.1.1 Lightweight = £23/m2
13.1.2 Clay £65/m2
13.2 Powder coated aluminium windows vs softwood t-glazing windows
13.2.1 aluminium £480/m2 (LCC £60/m2 over 30yrs)
13.2.2 Wood £380/m2 (LCC £210/m2 over 30yrs)
13.3 Carpet
13.3.1 foam backed carpet £20/m2 (LCC £110/m2 over 30yrs)
13.3.2 recycled rubber backed carpet with recycled pile Enter text here
14 Site Waste Management Plans
14.1 UK Construction Industry
14.1.1 100 millions tonnes of waste a year
14.1.2 10% to 30% of the materials delivered to site end up as waste having never been used
14.2 Government Policy
14.2.1 50% reduction in the amount of construction, demolition and excavation waste to landfill by 2012 relative to 2008 levels.
14.2.2 Europe directive 70% of all non-hazardous construction and demolition waste to be reused or recycled by 2020
14.2.3 Site Waste Management Plan Regulations 2008 April 2008 require a Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) all construction sites over £300,000 in value enhanced requirements for sites over £500,000. Client obligations Prepare a SWMP before construction works begin Appoint a Principal Contractor manage the SWMP during construction comply with the regulations Principal Contractor is not to be appointed client must take on the SWMP responsibilities Principle Contractor Obligations Ensure a copy of the SWMP is kept on site Make the SWMP available to all contractors carrying out work on the site Co-ordinate the work of all contractors on site in terms of waste Ensure every worker on site has a suitable induction and is provided with training appropriate to the requirements of the plan Encourage the reuse, recycling and recovery of waste Keep the SWMP for two years after the completion of construction Declare that all reasonable steps have been taken to comply with waste legislation and ensure that materials are handled efficiency Review, revise and refine the SWMP, in conjunction with the Principal Contractor Take reasonable steps to ensure that sufficient site security measures are in place to prevent the illegal disposal of waste Declare that all reasonable steps have been taken to comply with waste legislation and ensure that materials are handled efficiently. Enforcement Issues enforced by the Environment Agency and the Local Authority award fixed penalty notices (of £300) or on conviction a fine of up to £50,000
15 Carbon reduction commitment
15.1 generally
15.1.1 private and public organisations account for 10 per cent of UK emissions
15.1.2 April 2010, places consuming more than 6,000 MWh/year (roughly a £500,000 electricity bill annually) compulsory scheme = monitor + report emissions
15.1.3 reduce CO2 emissions by 1.2 million tonnes before 2020.
15.2 Cap & Trade Scheme
15.3 Penalties & Fines
15.3.1 Failure to comply, register, or disclose information
15.3.2 Incorrect reporting
15.3.3 Failure to hold or cancel sufficient allowances
15.3.4 Failure to keep adequate records
15.3.5 Enforced by Environmental Agency

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