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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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
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K10 Apprentices in Lewisham Life Magazine

  We’re excited to have our apprentices Tony and Abbie mentioned in Lewisham Council’s Lewisham Life Magazine. Both are part of the Anthology Deptford Foundry project. Read about their experiences below.  

Thursday, 14th Mar 2019
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It’s International Women’s Day!

K10 have many hardworking women on site, and we feel International Women’s Day is a great way to focus on Women’s rights. Below are two of our current apprentices, who are doing a great job! Latisha Harris Borough: Brent                                  Latisha is currently working for Wates as a trainee Quantity Surveyor, and studying Level 3 […]

Friday, 8th Mar 2019
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