Peak named as Net Zero Champion to drive carbon out of the construction industryBy Peak on July 12, 2021
Peak is proud to have been named as one of 12 'CO2nstructZero Business Champions' by the Construction Leadership Council (CLC).
Original press release issued by CLC in June 2021.
Leaders from a wide spectrum of UK construction businesses have stepped up to drive carbon out of the industry.
Today the Construction Leadership Council confirms a stellar line up of businesses including major contractors and global consultants, top manufacturers and products firms, as well as specialist distributors and quantity surveyors that have committed to share their experience as they plan to hit Net Zero.
12 organizations are confirmed today as a new wave of CO2nstructZero Business Champions. They will work alongside the CLC and other major industry bodies to share innovations and best practice, acting as promotors and role models to support the industry’s move to Net Zero Carbon. The 12 organizations are:
- Faithful + Gould
- Ibstock Plc
- Knights Brown
CO2nstructZero is the Construction Leadership Council’s campaign to bring the whole sector together in a joint effort to meet the UK’s Net Zero ambitions.
As Business Champions, each organization has made a commitment that they will share tangible evidence of their net zero carbon plans against the nine CO2nstructZero priorities, contribute to the CO2nstructZero industry reporting process and work together to support companies in the sector to develop their own plans.
We all know that tackling carbon will be the single biggest challenge our sector faces over the coming decade. To advance as an industry, we need to learn from those who are leading the way. I am delighted that we have such strong Champions coming on board, providing guidance for companies across UK construction on how they can drive out carbon.
Co-chair at Construction Leadership Council
About the Construction Leadership Council (CLC)
The CLC’s mission is to provide sector leadership to the construction industry. The expanded CLC has twelve workstreams that operate collaboratively to address the biggest issues facing the sector, focused on the Industry Recovery Plan.
Workstreams include skills and inclusion, building safety and business models. The CLC is co-chaired by Ann-Marie Trevelyan MP, Minister for Business and Industry, and Andy Mitchell CBE, CEO of Thames Tideway.
Peak, a BMF service member, helps merchants and manufacturers to drive improved business performance using Decision Intelligence. Peak’s Decision Intelligence software embeds AI in vehicle routing technology, ensuring that delivery vehicles are more productive and travel fewer miles. Customers have seen transformational efficiency gains at speed and scale, including an 8% reduction on miles travelled per job and an increase of 23% capacity, in just three months. AI-driven demand forecasting informs both production scheduling and sourcing optimisation to reduce waste. Over a year, another company making aluminium products reduced transportation costs by 8% and eliminated 400 metric tonnes of waste. As BMF Business Champions, Peak will engage companies on the sustainable and long term benefits that Decision Intelligence can deliver.
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