New stories about the latest innovations in the field of sustainability and the built environment will appear in each issue of Conscious Company.
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The ability of the construction industry to innovate in order to improve its practice has been widely debated over the years. As more and more organisations in other sectors, globally, are addressing 21st century consumer challenges: encompassing fair-trade, ethically sourced and more recycled products; and are reporting on their corporate responsibility performance (such as Marks and Spencer’s Plan A, The Co-operative, The Body Shop etc), isn’t it about time the construction industry followed suit? 48 more words
The results of the quick 3 question survey are in. The survey asked – is what we are doing sustainable and would we ever achieve true sustainable development. 253 more words
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Ontology was originally reserved as a philosophical exercise dealing with categorization, analysis, and inter-relationships. Ontology is now a rapidly evolving science in response to increasing complex information systems and/or “big data”.
Dr Tom Schleifer
PhD Construction Management
Author, Research Professor & Turn-Around Expert
After undertaking a Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in construction management from East Carolina University, Tom studied with Heriot-Watt for a Ph.D., also in construction management. 324 more words