Rob Byrnes, Working Winning Director for Balfour Beatty’s North and Midlands business, is today featured in Building Magazine discussing the positive impact of the Social Value Act (SVA) within the construction sector.
The article explores how the SVA encourages contractors delivering works for commissioning authorities to provide a range of additional outcomes as part of their contract which benefits society.
Balfour Beatty believes that social value is about creating a lasting legacy for the communities in which it operates; delivering benefits ranging from training and employing the long-term unemployed to boosting small, medium and micro businesses and reducing air pollution.
To read the article in full, please click here.
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Notes to editors:
- Balfour Beatty (balfourbeatty.com) is a leading international infrastructure group. With 28,000 employees, we provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings.
- Our main geographies are the UK & Ireland, US and Far East. Over the last 100 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world including the London Olympics’ Aquatic Centre, Hong Kong’s first Zero Carbon building, the National Museum of the Marine Corps in the US and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.