Our Commitments


We are committed to working for a better future. For people. For places. For communities.

We want to leave a positive social, economic and environmental legacy within the communities in which we operate.

Delivering cost and resource efficiencies, the sustainable solutions we provide help our clients achieve their goals, drive innovation and positively impact on the world around us.

Which is why working sustainably is integral to everything we do.

For us it’s more than a way of operating - it’s a way of being.

And because we feel so passionate, we’ve set our strategy out in the form of a roadmap for everyone to see. The following commitments frame our approach:

Our roadmap can be seen here

As a significant amount of the work we do is delivered through our supply chain, we work closely with our strategic partners to ensure our approach is embedded throughout all aspects our projects.

We're making progress towards our goals and will be sharing details of our performance in the near future.


  • Our experience and knowledge means that as well as driving sustainability excellence on our projects, we can offer a wide range of services from life cycle assessments to BREEAM and LEED certification.

    Our sustainability services

We are proud of our contribution to industry advances and actively engage with our industry peers and partners through numerous memberships and associations.

This includes supporting the work of the UK Green Building Council, being represented on the board of Constructing Excellence and CIRIA, and collaborating with bodies such as the Natural Capital Coalition

It’s not just out on our sites...

We’re committed to raising sustainability awareness and understanding right across our business. Which is why we provide all our people with sustainability training through an Elearning course developed in collaboration with the UK Green Building Council.

This holistic approach saw us named Environmental Contractor of the Year at the Construction News Awards 2018.

“Sir Robert McAlpine has made impressive strides to becoming a more environmentally friendly contractor by putting sustainability at the heart of its business.”

Construction News Awards judges

Award winning team at CN Awards

Our Commitments

  1. Compliance

    Our quality, health and safety environmental management systems ensure we provide a consistent level of compliance across all our operations.

    Read more about Compliance
  2. People & Culture Inclusion


    'We treat each other like family'. It's the ethos that we live by and that underpins our culture.

    Read more about Inclusion