Driving social value in the construction industry

Published: 25-Jan-2024

Artic Building Services has successfully obtained the Social Value Certification from Constructionline

This accreditation underscores Artic’s commitment to making a positive impact on society and fostering sustainable development within the construction industry. In this article, Artic delves deeper into their social value initiatives and explore the significance of this certification.

"Promoting Social, Economic, and Environmental Contributions:

Artic firmly believes that responsible business practices should go beyond project completion. With the Social Value Certification, Artic demonstrates its dedication to creating long-lasting value in the following areas:

Supporting Local Communities and Businesses:

Artic actively engages with local communities, fostering strong relationships and contributing to their growth. By collaborating with local suppliers and service providers, Artic increases economic development and helps create a thriving business ecosystem.

Empowering Through Apprenticeships:

Artic recognises the importance of investing in the next generation and providing opportunities for skills development. Through apprenticeship programs, Artic empowers individuals to build successful careers in the facilities industry and beyond. By offering professional training, mentorship, and real-world experience, Artic not only cultivates a skilled workforce but also contributes to the overall growth and vitality of the community.

Enhancing Employment Opportunities and Skills Development:

As a socially responsible organisation, Artic prioritises skills development and job creation. Through our apprenticeship programs, training initiatives, and employment opportunities, Artic empowers individuals to build successful careers in the FM industry and beyond.

Implementing Sustainable Practices and Reducing Environmental Impact:

Artic is committed to sustainability and environmental stewardship. The company adopts eco-friendly practices, such as energy-efficient solutions, waste reduction, and carbon footprint mitigation, to minimise its environmental impact. By promoting sustainability throughout its operations, Artic contributes to a greener and more sustainable future.

Promoting Diversity and Inclusion:

We recognise that diversity and inclusion are crucial for fostering a vibrant and innovative workforce. At Artic, we adopt an inclusive work environment that embraces individuals from diverse backgrounds. We ensure equal opportunities for all employees and suppliers, creating a culture that values and leverages diverse perspectives.

Benefits for Clients and Partners:

Artic’s Social Value Certification provides clients and partners with several key benefits, including:

Alignment with Responsible Business Practices:

By choosing Artic as their Facilities Management partner, clients can be assured of working with a company that shares their values of responsible and sustainable business practices. This alignment strengthens the client’s reputation and enhances their own social value contributions.

Access to Expertise in Social Value Initiatives:

Artic’s certification demonstrates their expertise in implementing social value initiatives. Clients and partners can leverage this expertise to develop and enhance their own social value strategies, creating a positive impact on their projects and communities.

Collaboration with a Trusted and Accredited Partner:

Constructionline’s recognition of Artic’s social value efforts establishes the company as a trusted and accredited partner. This provides clients and partners with the confidence and assurance that they are collaborating with an organisation that upholds the highest standards of social responsibility.

Artic, with its Social Value Certification, showcases its unwavering commitment to driving social value within the construction industry. This certification not only validates Artic’s dedication to social responsibility but also provides clients and partners with numerous benefits. Together, Artic and its clients and partners can contribute to creating a more sustainable and inclusive future in the construction and facilities industry and beyond."

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