Supply chain challenge



Project and asset owners have primary responsibility for reducing carbon. But the technical knowledge, skills and innovative potential to do so sits largely with the supply chain. As project owners engage with the radically enhanced specification for managing carbon, PAS 2080, and become accredited, they are recognising the need to deepen collaboration with contractors and sub-contractors. In many cases this means asking them to become accredited too.

PAS 2080 calls on clients to “incentivise collaborative contractual arrangements across the value chain.” It seeks to inspire and support change across all organisations involved in planning, designing, creating, managing and financing the built environment – buildings and infrastructure.

Ensuring that all organisations are using the PAS 2080 whole life carbon management approach does this.

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