No Waste: Managing Sustainability in Construction

No Waste: Managing Sustainability in Construction

by Uly Ma

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409459255
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 09/28/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Dr Uly Ma is principal consultant with Greenfile Developments, an organisation specialising in process improvement, lean operations and sustainability. He was winner of the 2005 National Green Apple Award on Waste Management and developed the NoWaste programme with Bovis Lend Lease which was the Waste Initiative of the Year at Building Magazine's Sustainability Awards 2006. Uly has worked with construction industry partners including: Balfour Beatty Workplace, Bovis Lend Lease, BRE, Carillion, CIRIA, Constructing Excellence, Costain, Highways Agency, Laing O'Rourke, Mace, McCarthy and Stone, Skanska as well as UCATT and Unite, the trades unions. He is a visiting fellow at London South Bank University where he teaches lean operations, project management and personal effectiveness on the MBA programme.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; About the book; Introduction; Part 1 Talking About Sustainability: Sustainability and all that; Money and tension; Going forwards, backwards, sideways or nowhere?; People, construction and sustainability: the social elements; Capabilities, skills and 'green skills'; Sustainability: confusion in the workplace; Managing sustainability: your personal effectiveness. Part 2 The Anti-Sustainability: Introducing waste: the anti-sustainability; Dealing with waste. Part 3 Sustainability Policy: Policy and agenda. Part 4 Doing Sustainability: Going forward; Doing it!; The Lovelace list: a balanced social sustainability scorecard; Using the Lovelace list; Improving the way we work; Respect, recognition and rewards: the 3Rs that sugar coat the implementation; Transforming the organisation; Was Egan right? Thoughts on sustainability in construction; Appendices; Index.

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