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Delivering long-term social value

We work with community partners and stakeholders to identify how we can deliver long-term social value together, aligned to the needs of the local area, and use Thrive and the Impact Evaluation Standard to capture and report the social value this generates.  


Education and Employability

Raising awareness of the career opportunities that exist within VolkerWessels UK and the wider construction industry and supporting individuals from diverse backgrounds to work with us.

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Charity, volunteering and community engagement

Establishing meaningful relationships with charities and local communities to develop mutually beneficial partnerships.

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Supply chain

Sustainable supply chain and ethical procurement

Operating in a fair and ethical manner, publicising our desire to work alongside a network of likeminded supply chain partners.

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People, group


Our people are the foundation of our business - their safety and wellbeing remains our priority, as is our desire to ensure our workplace is an inclusive and inspiring place to be.

Go to People

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Protecting and enhancing the natural environment Each of our projects is unique, as are the environmental risks and opportunities they present. We act responsibly and innovatively, aiming to deliver no net loss or, better still, net positive solutions.

Go to Planet

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Our award-winning ‘People-Planet-Purpose’ sustainability framework unlocks our desire to take bold action to balance the needs of the environment and society alongside our growth as a business. We are making a commitment that 2020-2030 will be our ‘Decade of Action’.