Other Resources

Providing independent information and links to guidelines and tools to help design and construct sustainable buildings.

Business Sustainability Tools

These tools are aimed at building industry businesses to help you monitor and improve the sustainability of your business performance.

Sustainable Foundations

The Sustainable Foundations programme helps building companies to improve business performance by implementing sustainable business practices.
A 12-step process helps you to:

  • examine your company’s position in the business environment and identify your environmental policy
  • set up an environmental management system
  • evaluate and assess your business against a set of targets.

Sustainable Foundations provides a series of on-line tools in the form of Excel checksheets, tips and templates, which you can download free.

Simply Sustainable

Simply Sustainable is a Ministry of the Environment website providing business with advice about becoming more sustainable – and using sustainability as a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Updated: 2 March 2015