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Sisk supply chain moving sustainability dial in construction

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Sisk supply chain moving sustainability dial in construction

Sisk supply chain moving sustainability dial in construction
November 29
09:54 2023
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Ahead of its annual Supply Chain Awards, Sisk carried out research with its suppliers, sub-contractors and manufacturers that indicates an upward trend in sustainability awareness and engagement in the construction sector with 59 percent of its suppliers having a net-zero and carbon reduction plan compared with just 52 percent in 2022. Sisk is also perceived as being further advanced in its approach to eliminating carbon emissions across its business compared with other construction companies (2023: 51 percent) V (2022: 45 percent).

Over 60 percent of the Sisk supply chain are aware of its 2030 Sustainability Roadmap – Building today, Caring for tomorrow compared with 54 percent in 2022. Furthermore, 55 percent believe that Sisk is performing better in sustainability in comparison to other contractors.

As part of its 2030 sustainability roadmap ‘Building today, Caring for tomorrow’, Sisk submitted its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The SBTi drives ambitious climate action in the private sector by enabling organisations to set science-based emissions reduction targets. The SBTi’s Target Validation Team has classified Sisk’s scope 1 and 2 target ambition and has determined that it is in line with a 1.5°C trajectory.

Sisk recent;y celebrated its annual Supply Chain Awards. which has grown to become one of the biggest occasions in Irish construction, at The Convention Centre Dublin with over 900 people in attendance. The gala ceremony brought its Irish, UK and European supply chain partners together with 200 of its sub-contractors and suppliers shortlisted for awards with 19 winners on the night.

Mark McGreevy, Chief Commercial Officer at Sisk, said: “The research conducted by Sisk indicates very clearly that our supply chain is very aware about the urgency to reduce carbon emissions. This positive development is crucial to us collectively tackling the challenges we face as a sector.

He added: “Our Supply Chain Awards,  help us to advocate for innovation and sustainability, using Modern Methods of Construction, offsite fabrication and transforming our digital capabilities. The Awards give us the opportunity to recognise and appreciate excellence across our entire supply chain. On behalf of Sisk, I would like to congratulate all of our winners.”

Sisk employs approx. 2,300 people and is Ireland’s leading provider of construction services with extensive operations across Ireland, the United Kingdom and mainland Europe with the track record, scale and capacity to successfully undertake large, complex multidisciplinary programmes. Sisk is recognised by global clients as a world leader in safe delivery.

Sisk delivers projects and programmes in key sectors such as Data and Technology, Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences, Infrastructure, Transportation, Healthcare, Commercial, Residential, Retail, Industrial, Leisure, Education and Energy. Sisk offers a life-cycle approach to construction from planning and offsite construction, through delivering and fitting out a project safely and sustainably with technology as a key enabler, and then working with clients to help manage and maintain buildings efficiently throughout their lifespan.

Sisk Supply Chain Awards winners 2023

Supply Chain Partner of the Year – Ireland East Techrete and Duggan Systems Joint Venture
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – Regional Building Flood Precast
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – Civils Ireland Breffni Group
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – Data Centres AKEA
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – Life Sciences & Technology Suir Engineering
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – Strategic Projects Neuvo Construction
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – Fit Out Projects Samcon
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – Vision Built Coady Architects
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – Sensori FM Argand Switchgear
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – UK South Harringtons
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – UK North MPB
Supply Chain Partner of the Year – UK Civils JD Excavations
Supplier of the Year Ireland Award Keegan Quarries
Supplier of the Year UK Award Nutral
Health, Safety & Wellbeing Award Winner 2023 Crean Contract Flooring
People & Culture Award Winner 2023 J McCann & Co
Digital Transformation Award Winner 2023 King & Moffatt
Net Zero Award Winner 2023 Speedy
Modern Methods of Construction MMC Award Winner 2023 Castle Modular


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