We are thrilled to announce that Bouygues E&S Solutions has been awarded the RoSPA's President Award as a result of our 10th consecutive GOLD from RoSPA, reflecting our position as a world leader in health and safety practice.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a charity that has campaigned for the past 100 years to make the world a safer place. Hundreds of thousands of lives have been saved thanks to their safety campaigns, which have included lowering the drink-drive limit and teaching children cycling proficiency.
This week we are hosting our Sustainability Week; a week-long event dedicated to boosting awareness and encouraging positive action for the planet.
Bouygues Energies & Services have partnered with the Supply Chain Sustainability School, an organisation founded in 2012. The organisation has been founded by seven founding partners with an aim to tackle challenges in the industry whilst upskilling those working within or aspiring to work in the built environment sector. They focus on 17 key topics all based around sustainability, including topics in offsite, digital, procurement, lean construction and management.
In celebration of this year’s International Women’s Day #BreakTheBias we would like to highlight an incredible achievement by a member of the Bouygues Energies & Services team, Noelia Garcia Novas. A process engineer who recently received her chartership in chemical engineering, overcoming the obvious challenges of covid and working in what once was a male-dominated environment. A chartership that helps show her capabilities as an engineer.
Suffolk County Council’s programme to replace 43,400 streetlights with new energy-efficient LEDs has reached the halfway mark, as contractor – Bouygues Energies & Services begins work in Ipswich.
To date, the teams have replaced 21,215 streetlights with the new lanterns and are well on the way to successfully delivering the project on budget and to programme timescales.
Last week, employees from Bouygues Construction in the UK were all celebrating our Diversity & Inclusion week.
This week-long celebration featured daily virtual events during which we heard from some incredible guest speakers. Steve Ingham, Fiona Daniel and Lynne Hunt each shared personal stories and wisdom around celebrating diversity and how to ensure inclusion is a priority.
In the UK it’s the 15th annual National Apprenticeship Week, a week that celebrates and promotes the benefits of an apprenticeship for both learners and employers.
A career route that is becoming more and more popular amongst young individuals and employers with a national statistic showing, between August and October 2020/2021:
Over 130,000 individuals started an apprenticeship
Around 555,000 participants were in an apprenticeship programme
Bouygues Construction is recognised by the Top Employers Institute for its good practices in HR policy.
The past two years have been incredibly tough for everyone, especially for those who find themselves in hospital over the festive period. Therefore, the Bouygues E&S Solutions team at the John Radcliffe Hospital partnered up with the Oxford Hospitals Charity (OHC) to help with their Christmas initiative and spread some cheer amongst the hospitals OHC support. Bouygues E&S staff rallied together and volunteered their time to pack a staggering 1,500 patient packs and 45 staff hampers full of little treats and essentials in just over a day.
This week we hosted our virtual Supply Chain Awards to recognise our key Supply Chain partners who have gone above and beyond in supporting our teams on the front line. In the run-up to the event, we were inundated with nominations from our staff and 16 winners were selected that really stood out for their exceptional efforts.
Amelle Mestari, Bouygues Energies & Services Procurement Director hosted the ceremony, and the awards were presented by CEO David Carr and Directors Glynn Newby, Iain Blackmore, Simon Hayman and Jean Luc Midena.
Our winners were: