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Low Carbon Charter

Simons Group is the latest business to sign up to a charter aimed at improving the environmental sustainability within its district.Simons joins more than 50 other businesses and organisations who have pledged support for the Low Carbon NK Charter. Tom Robinson, CEO, said: "I am sure that our ...read more

Building Greener Blog: What is the Social Value of a pallet?

After a customer posed questions about supply chain traceability, our Sustainability Manager Rosi Fieldson has taken a look at where our pallets go…It is a special sense of closure felt by auditors to reach the end of an audit trail in a place where only good things are happening. This week, ...read more

North Lincolnshire Shopping Park achieves BREEAM "Very Good" Rating

Simons have confirmed that North Lincolnshire Shopping Park has achieved an overall BREEEAM rating of ‘Very Good‘, further bolstering the Park's sustainable credentials. Last year, the Boots and M&S stores on the park were awarded ‘Excellent‘ ratings; the first BREEAM ...read more

New Building Greener Blog: What does Paris mean for Simons?

There was a lot of excitement on 11thDecember 2015, a big day for the planet. But what does COP 21 actually mean for Simons as a business, what we build and how we deliver our projects? Our Sustainability Manager Dr Rosi Fieldson takes a look… ...read more

New Building Greener Download : Manifesto for Ethical Sourcing in Construction

Our Sustainability Manager Dr Rosi Fieldson has been working with a select group of key sustainability figures across the construction industry to for a ‘hackathon' to create aManifesto for Ethical Sourcing in Construction, supported by the Action Programme for Responsible Sourcing (APRES), ...read more

Solid Wood Solutions - SHOWCASING THE BEST UK SOLID WOOD PROJECTS

Taking place on Tuesday 16 September 2015 at the Inmarsat Conference Centre, London – SolidWood Solutions is an unmissable one day conference & exhibition designed to present the benefitsof adopting ‘solid wood' technologies such as glulam and cross-laminated timber for modern ...read more

Let Nature In?

With the wildflower garden at our head office in full bloom and an array of projects recently completed with great levels of biodiversity, our Head of Environment Rosi Fieldson looks at how developments benefit from considering the habitat around them.How do you think developments can improve ...read more

The Good, The Bad and the CSR

In light of our recent corporate responsibility report, our Head of Environment Rosi Fieldson has focused her latest blog on transparency within CSR reporting. What do you think? Does transparency help? Do you believe in corporate responsibility? Are there better ways to measure? What should we be ...read more

Simons Commemorate WW1 Centenary at Head Office

To commemorate the World War 1 centenary, we have created a wildflower garden at the front of the head office at 991 Doddington Road. With the layout designed by Head of Environment Dr Rosi Fieldson, the plants are a mixture of wild grass, poppy seeds and various wild flowers. It will take a while ...read more

Spring Clean on Waste

"There is no such thing as waste, just resource in the wrong place." Our Head of Environment, Dr Rosi Fieldson has begun creating a 'Building Greener' blog for us, with a few entries being project specific. This entry focuses on the benefits of resource management Please click ...read more

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