construction environmental update

CIP updates Construction Environmental Manual

The Construction Environmental Manual has been updated and the latest amendment includes the following updates:

  • A summary of the Environment Act 2021 and an update on the current position relevant to the construction industry.
  • Section 1 Environmental Management – now features the Considerate Constructors Scheme revised Code of Conduct
  • Section 3 Legislation – includes a description of regulations requiring large companies and LLPs to include climate-related risks and opportunities within their strategic reports, and in Appendix 1 there are updates to the Statutory, Non-statutory and other guidance and standards
  • Section 4 Design – additions made to the Circular Economy and Energy sections
  • Section 8 Contaminated Land – updates to British Standards references
  • Section 9 Materials – includes a description of London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI)
  • Section 10 Nuisance – includes the Considerate Constructors Scheme revised Code of Conduct and updates on vehicle charging zones in Central and Greater London
  • Section 11 Waste – updates to Landfill Tax rates
  • Section 12 Energy, Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation – now features sections on Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards and Science Based Targets Initiative
  • Section 17 Toolbox Talks – now includes a new Toolbox Talk, SO2 Site Logistics and the Community
  • Section 19 Glossary – complete revision and updating
  • Section 1 to Section 12 inclusive – minor updating of text and reference

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