Construction firms feature prominently in Sunday Times Green List with contractor ranking third overall

Willmott Dixon has been judged the greenest construction company in the UK according to the Sunday Times Green List.

The newspaper said it was the third greenest company in the UK, narrowly beat Skanska UK who were deemed to be the fourth greenest company overall.

The third highest-placed construction firm was Carillion, which ranked 11th nationally.

Construction firms featured prominently in the list of 60 best green companies. A third of the top 30 companies were involved in construction.

Willmott Dixon was also judged the greenest company among those big to medium-sized firms with high environmental impact.

Carpet manufacturer Milliken Contract won the green prize for small companies with a high or medium environmental impact.