Carbon & Sustainability Initiative of the Year
This award recognises initiatives introduced or championed within the tunnelling industry which have improved sustainability and reduced carbon emissions and embodied carbon on a project or programme.
The entry should demonstrate how the initiative delivered a positive outcome on issues such as lowering emissions created during the construction phase, using alternative material to reduce embodied carbon in the asset, improving whole life performance in terms or in use carbon emissions or having a positive impact on the environment in terms of sustainability.
The entry should relate to an initiative that was championed between January 2020 and July 2021.
Judges will look for evidence of an initiative that demonstrates:
- Working with external stakeholders or industry bodies
- Industry leading examples and their outcomes
- Embedded working practices across teams and supply chain
- Commitment to reaching net zero carbon across the company or project
- Repeatability of the initiative on other schemes
Each entry should be supported by a maximum of three images. Images should be in landscape, more than 1MB in size, in jpeg/png format and should not be edited to include details of the category or the name/logo of the company entering (or any other annotations). Additional text (other than diagram annotation) included in supporting documents will not be used by the judging panel. The images might be used in marketing material and featured in New Civil Engineer.