UKGBC, Willmott Dixon and Mace Group to feature in edie’s sustainable built environment webinar

The one-hour webinar is dedicated to the firms within the construction sector that are adapting

The one-hour webinar session, taking place at 2pm (UK time) on Wednesday 6 March, will cover some of the exclusive findings and best-practice case studies contained within edie’s upcoming Mission Possible sector insight report, which will explore the future of sustainability in construction. 

Sponsored by Reconomy, the webinar will feature insight from Willmott Dixon’s head of sustainability Simon Tranter, Mace Group’s director of sustainability Isabel McAllister and UKGBC’s head of business transformation Alastair Mant.


Construction is entering a dynamic new era. Reinvigorated by unprecedented technological advancements and game-changing energy innovations, the sector now has a unique opportunity to ensure that green business lies at the very core of the industry’s future progress.

This webinar is dedicated to the firms within the sector that are adapting, innovating and collaborating to achieve a sustainable future. From resource-efficient processes to more sustainable business models – this webinar has got it covered.

The webinar will draw on some of the exclusive findings and best-practice case studies contained within edie’s latest Mission Possible sector insight report which explore the future of sustainability in construction. 

Discussion points:

  • Making sustainable energy generation and consumption a strategic priority
  • Transitioning from extractive industrial models to resource-efficient processes
  • The crucial roles of innovation and collaboration



Alastair Mant, head of business transformation, UKGBC:

“Alastair leads the scoping and delivery of projects to provide the industry with the tools and guidance it requires to radically improve the sustainability of the built environment. His current focus areas are circular economy, climate resilience, green infrastructure and innovation. Alastair was previously a director at a national property consultancy where he provided advice on sustainability issues throughout the property lifecycle and especially on asset management, focussing on strategy, reporting and the link to business value.”

Simon Tranter, head of sustainability, Willmott Dixon:

“Willmott Dixon has a long-term strategy for sustainable business and Simon’s role is to help implement this strategy across a wide range of functions – pre-construction, compliance, community, supply chain, environment and operations. He studied Environmental Science at Birmingham University. From there Simon started his first job, working for a consultancy, and his experience in construction is mostly in major civil engineering and infrastructure.”

Isabel McAllister, responsible business director, Mace:

“Isabel leads the Responsible Business portfolio at Mace which includes leadership and delivery of the 2022 Responsible Business strategy and working with Mace clients and partners to help shape and deliver their own programmes of work. Mace became a signatory of RE100 in 2017, and is committed to procuring 100% renewable energy by 2022.”

The webinar will be available to watch live on Wednesday 6 March at 2pm, and will be available on-demand to all registrants. Register for the webinar for free here. 

edie staff 

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