Arup is proud to be partnering the first UK Green Building Council annual conference and Sustainability Awards. Continuing to adjust the way we work as an industry is vital to ensuring that we deliver thriving communities able to face future economic and environmental challenges. At Arup we don’t just talk green solutions, we design and deliver more sustainable, adaptable, profitable spaces.This year’s award entries demonstrate the great work that our industry is doing. Arup offers congratulations to all the finalists and winners.

Lend Lease

Lend Lease is one of the leading fully integrated property solutions providers in the world. Our understanding of property enables us to maximise outcomes through the full range of economic and market cycles. Our future lies in building relationships with all stakeholders to deliver the best outcomes imaginable, and our leadership in sustainable practices ensures this will be achieved. Lend Lease is delighted to be Platinum sponsor of the Making Sustainable Development Happen 2009 conference and awards.

Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty, the world-class engineering, construction, services and investment business is proud to be associated with Making Sustainable Development Happen. The whole supply chain has a collective responsibility to transform the way the built environment delivers sustainable outcomes. As part of our 2020 vision for sustainable infrastructure, we will play our role in leading and helping to align the interests of profitable markets with the needs of communities and living within our environmental limits.

Faithful + Gould

Faithful + Gould is pleased to support Making Sustainable Development Happen and to present the Sustainable Project of the Year (Over £2m) Award. We are committed to sustainability in construction and believe that whole-life value, carbon management, energy efficiency and sustainability are vital in delivering constructive and innovative solutions.As part of the Atkins group, our sustainability solutions integrate seamlessly into the design process.


Keepmoat is a leader in delivering regeneration across the northern England and the Midlands. Through its delivery companies Bramall Construction, Frank Haslam Milan and Keepmoat Homes, Keepmoat seeks to make climate change and sustainability its top priority from social housing refurbishments through to new build. Keepmoat is proud to demonstrate commitment to the environmental agenda through its Gold Leaf membership of the UK Green Building Council and support for the Making Sustainable Development Happen conference and awards. Keepmoat is also supporting the “Great British refurb” and will be delivering an eco-refurbishment to the winner of the “1010“ campaign competition.

Marks & Spencer

In 2009, the 125th year of Marks & Spencer, we continue to search for ways pragmatically to integrate sustainability into how we do business and champion the principles and measures of performance. Becoming the informed client – surrounding oneself with the right people and learning to ask the right questions – is of the utmost importance. We continue to work proactively with partners and suppliers to innovate and obtain optimum sustainable outcomes.


Saint-Gobain is a world leader in the design, production and distribution of materials for the habitat and construction markets. Some of the best-known and respected names in the UK and Ireland’s construction industry form part of our Group, including leading insulation manufacturer, Saint-Gobain Isover. Committed to developing innovative solutions to meet the challenges facing society today in terms of energy, housing and the environment, Saint-Gobain and Isover are proud to sponsor the Sustainability Awards and would like to congratulate the winner of the Sustainable Housebuilder/Housing Provider category, whose achievements are recognised by this award.


SEGRO is a multinational property investment and development company headquartered in the UK, listed on the London stock exchange and Euronext, Paris, and is Europe’s leading provider of flexible business space. The company operates from a network of 17 offices in 10 countries, serving a diversified customer base of over 2,300 companies from start-ups to global corporations in a wide range of business sectors. SEGRO is delighted to be a sponsor of the UKGBC annual conference and sustainability awards 2009.