News – ISCouncil

LIFTING CONSTRUCTION THROUGH WORKPLACE CULTURE

At the Infrastructure Sustainability Council, we help our members drive sustainability outcomes during the planning, design, delivery and operation of infrastructure that can positively impact the planet, people and their prosperity and progress a world class industry. A strong construction industry is essential to the delivery of sustainable, impactful infrastructure. We welcome the draft Culture Standard for the Construction Industry and encourage all stakeholders to provide feedback into the consultation process.  The Culture Standard is being developed by Culture in Construction, an

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Future Focus Forum – Procurement: Infrastructure that “does more”

At this Future Focus Forum event on procurement we examine the important role of procurement and standardised contractual provisions in driving broader outcomes and specific policy positions. What effect does clarity of intention have? Does it improve outcomes for everyone – procurers, designer, contractors and stakeholders? What needs to happen to ensure standardisation of approach?”

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Future Focus Forum – Planning

Starting with the end in mind, we consider current and future opportunities to embed outcomes into the infrastructure planning stage. From Ideation/problem statements, through to a delivered asset and beyond, great opportunities exist to maximise infrastructure contribution to our communities. It is at the very early planning stages that the greatest opportunities are realised. This

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Matching workforce capacity need with talented refugees – a new solution

Many refugees have valuable skills, but lack professional opportunities. Talent Beyond Boundaries (TBB) is a non profit organisation connecting talented refugees around the world with employers in countries like Australia and New Zealand, and making skilled migration pathways accessible to this hidden talent pool. Together with local recruitment partner, Refugee Talent, TBB provides a tailored

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Launch of the 2021 Impacts Report

During the webinar we showcase case studies of leading edge practice from our community of members that demonstrate how the sector is forging pathways deeper into sustainability. Read the 2021 Impact Report

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Welcome & Introduction for New Members

To watch a full recording of our ISC Welcome & Introduction event for new members, click below.

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Future Focus Forum – Policy

With wide-scale policy reform on the agenda, we look at the progressive steps being taken to help advance sustainability best practice. During this webinar we were  joined by David Tucker, Chief of Infrastructure Assessment with Infrastructure Australia; Gillian Blythe, CEO of Water NZ; and Luke Belfield, Acting Chief Engineer with the Office of Projects Victoria,

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ISAP Quarterly Update Forum – September 2021

Watch a recording of our ISAP Quarlety Update Forum and hear from the ISC team about the latest news and updates on IS Version 2.1, the ISC Connect Conference, BAU guidelines and Verifier Principles.

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