Responsible construction?

Lou, ECW, Lee, A, Wu, S and Mathison, G 2014, 'Responsible construction?' , International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management, 4 (4) , p. 342.

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Abstract

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 Cooperative, The Body Shop etc), isn't it about time the construction industry followed suit? This paper investigates what really needs to change for the construction to progressively and sustainably improve its position in terms of being 'responsible'.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Urban Processes, Resilient Infrastructures & Sustainable Environments (UPRISE)
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Sustainable Strategic Management
Publisher: Inderscience
ISSN: 1753-3600
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Depositing User: Professor Angela Lee
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2018 11:56
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2018 11:57
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/46895

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