K10 is recognised and awarded for being ‘green’

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Green Mark is a tailored environmental accreditation scheme. Level 1 requires organisations to identify and address environmental impacts, comply with environmental legislation and demonstrate good practice. In addition to this, Level 2 requires organisations to develop and implement an Environmental Management System (EMS). An EMS brings together in a cohesive manner the actions required for an organisation to monitor and maintain its environmental credentials in order to reduce the impact it has.

The Brundtland Report, October 1987 defined the meaning of sustainable development as:

“OUR COMMON FUTURE: development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”

Some of the best practice and actions we have introduced has resulted in the following:

  • Waste Hierarchy – promoting individual responsibility for adherence and consideration towards waste disposal
  • Target Setting, Monitoring and Reporting – specifically to reduce energy, water and recycling waste
  • Transport Policy – 100% of our team use public transport and 33% of our team cycle to work
  • Purchasing & Procurement Policy to ensure where possible we are procuring ethical and environmentally sound services – Earth is the brand management consultancy that worked on our re-brand. They specialise in creating and developing brands that have responsible business strategy at the core of their business model. When we moved to our Battersea office, Les Oakes & Sons who own and run an architectural reclamation yard made our furniture!

Recent News

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Aaron Daley Completes His Carpentry Apprenticeship!

Aaron Daley Age: 21 Trade: Carpentry Apprenticeship: Level 2 Site Carpentry Home Borough: Hackney Background: Before starting his apprenticeship at K10, Aaron was studying carpentry at college and helping out his dad on his days off. His tasks would include carpentry, plumbing, electrical work and kitchen fitting.  Aaron contacted K10 as he wanted to complete […]

Monday, 10th Jun 2019
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K10 on The Return Podcast

Our Co-founder, Paul Ruddick, along with Senior Apprentice Programme Manager Pete Bannister and apprentice George, recorded an episode of The Return Podcast about apprenticeships, with Anna Clare Harper. They discussed how apprenticeships can help tackle the potential construction skills shortage and create positive social change. Tune in to find out more… Or, you can listen […]

Thursday, 16th May 2019
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Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy: Shared Apprenticeship Scheme

K10 are proud to partner with Heathrow Airport on their recently launched Shared Apprenticeship Scheme.

Friday, 3rd May 2019
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Building mental health in construction, from the ground up

Every single working day in Britain, two construction workers take their own life. Staff at K10 have undertaken mental health first aid training, with the hope of breaking down the stigma of talking about mental health issues.

Friday, 15th Mar 2019