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

Photo credit, from left to right: Anthony Davies (Senior Site Manager), Jason Hadad, Michael Boyle (Site Managers)

Jason Haddad – Gloster MEP – Best 2nd Year Apprentice

Borough: Camden Trade: Plumber Qualification: Level 2 Plumbing Main Contractor: United Living Sub-Contractor: Gloster MEP Project: Camley Street Working for Gloster MEP on United Livings Camley Street project in Camden. Jason has progressed very well and is now viewed by the site team as a qualified Plumber. Jason has now handed in all of his work and is just waiting for […]

Monday, 17th Dec 2018
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Stuart Hollands – Emico – Best Site Performer

Stuart Hollands Borough: Islington Trade: Electrician Qualification: Level 3 Electrical Installation Main Contractor: Mace Sub-Contractor: Emico Project Name: Camden Lock Village Working for Emico on MACE’s Camden Lock Village Project in Camden. Stuart only started in March 2018 but has already completed the majority of his portfolio and is hoping to do his AM2 early […]

Monday, 17th Dec 2018
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Ivan Makes A Flying Start – Ivan Ivanovich becomes K10’s First Shared Apprentice

Age: 20 Trade: Assistant Site Manager Apprenticeship: Level 4 Project Management Host Contractor: Balfour Beatty Home Borough: Hounslow Background: Ivan, one of our first shared apprentices with Heathrow Academy, was studying Electrical Engineering and Construction Multi Skills at college before joining K10. Ivan, one of our first shared apprentices with Heathrow Academy, was studying Electrical Engineering and Construction Multi Skills […]

Friday, 7th Dec 2018
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K10’s Traineeship Success

  K10 have been embarking on delivering Traineeship for a while now. We identified that a large portion of candidates that apply to K10 lack either experience or qualifications to try their hands on construction. Unlike other courses, construction is very different, you cannot simply decide to do an apprenticeship in construction. Due to its […]

Friday, 9th Nov 2018