Sustainability Focus and how it kick-started RSK’s decade of action

October 13, 2021

Last month, RSK was thrilled to host Sustainability Focus, a two-week event promoting the importance of sustainability in the company’s day-to-day operations.

Featuring a series of informative online events and toolbox talks by experts, the spotlight was well and truly shone on what is currently one of the world’s most important topics. It has been a fantastic way to kick-start RSK’s decade of action, which recognises the need to accelerate sustainable solutions to the biggest challenges the world is facing and to deliver results by 2030.

Thousands of our employees got involved with Sustainability Focus and learned about the different ways in which we can adapt our everyday routines to live more sustainably.

Experts gave informative modules on biodiversity, water, carbon, renewables, social value and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. They shared their knowledge and expertise on sustainability and its associated issues.

There was even some fun to be had along the way in the “Play your carbon cards right” game, which consisted of a fun and interactive webinar designed to get everyone thinking about their carbon footprint.

This light-hearted game aimed to help everyone understand what matters when thinking about carbon. Attendees could have a guess at whether one item had a higher or lower carbon footprint than another, covering everything from the food on your plate to construction materials, and from flying to building a house.

Lucy Thomas, Chief Scientist and Managing Director of the RSK Africa business, described the successful Sustainability Focus event as a “fantastic opportunity” for people from across the globe to share their sustainability experiences.

“One of the key take-homes for me was the carbon embodied within my washing machine, which I now look at in a whole different light,” she said. “Not only this, but the water footprint of my cup of coffee and of course the talking toothbrushes reminding you to turn the tap off!

“On a more serious note, we have some great ideas for our 2025–2030 sustainability route map targets and have learned much more about our impact upon biodiversity and RSK’s capabilities in renewables, from heat pump installations to the maintenance of wind turbine blades,” she added.

“I want to say a big thank you to everyone who contributed and made the event a success, it was wonderful to meet everyone around the globe.”

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📌 The conversation was hosted by Andrew Tempany, Technical Director at @stephensonhalliday

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🏆 We are proud to share that RSK Group is a finalist for the annual @britchamsg Singapore Award 2022 under the Sustainability Champion of the Year category.

⭐ We are thrilled to see the hard work of our dedicated teams being recognised by this prestigious organization.

📌 The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony that will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore on October 13th

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📢 RSK Group is delighted to announce that we are one of the sponsors of the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s conference and charity dinner.

🤝 The Conference is an opportunity to gain insight into the heat pump installation industry, through a series of coordinated expert panel sessions, presentations, and networking opportunities.

💚 Geocore Site Investigations Ltd, Ground Heat, ZED and Carbon Zero Consulting will be attending this event.

We can’t wait to see you there!

📅 30th September 2022
📍 The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa, Skipton

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📢 RSK Tanzania is proud to host NICOLA – CONNECT, organized by the Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Africa.

🤝 NICOLA – CONNECT provides a platform for social and technical interaction between members of NICOLA, and professionals interested in Contaminated Land or associated fields, in a casual setting.

📅 5th October 2022
📍 Golden Tulip Hotel, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

Kindly RSVP to hkimario@ ASAP to reserve your seat.
To call for enquiries, contact: +255 719 697 323

We look forward to seeing you there!

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🏙️ Our cities sit at the centre of this modern world: they grow and change as we do.

🤔 As we face unprecedented challenges today, how will our cities evolve to serve our needs in the future?

📌 RSK’s Cities of Tomorrow series explores the sustainable solutions available to us to create resilient and future-proof urban centres.

Stay tuned to find out more!

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🚗 As we return to offices, how we commute to work will play an important role in our ambitions to achieve net zero targets.

🤝 Businesses play a crucial part in facilitating action towards these goals.

🚆 In this edition of our series Climate Realities, Ian Wickett, Senior Associate Director at RSK Transport Planning, tells us why everyday changes, supported by business, are of vital importance.

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#Transport #NetZero #Commute #Environment #Environmental #ClimateChange