Welcoming the ground-breaking value toolkit

The Construction Innovation Hub’s Value Toolkit has today moved into a pivotal phase, giving early implementers a chance to pilot the new approach that will drive better social, environmental, and economic outcomes from investment in the built environment.

Developed with the help of 200 organisations from across industry, the toolkit helps set up projects and programmes so that value can be procured and realised, supporting a key policy objective common to both the Government’s Construction Playbook and the Construction leadership Council’s Roadmap to Recovery. It does this by enabling policymakers and clients to make informed decisions at every stage of the project lifecycle ensuring they select the right delivery models, it also provides a basis on which to realise and demonstrate value for the customers of infrastructure and the built environment.

The industry has a responsibility to deliver a greener, more inclusive and ultimately more productive UK, and tools such as this will help connect the sector’s demand and supply side together in delivering sustainable major projects and programmes. The toolkit, which will be rolled out in full later this year, represents a collaborative effort from across the industry to embed value-based decision-making and we are proud to have contributed to this.

UK Infrastructure Managing Director David Whysall comments on the launch:

The Value Toolkit is the latest example of the industry coming together to overhaul its ways of working.

"As we sit in the driving seat for the country’s economic recovery there is a golden opportunity for change, and success depends on us grasping this with both hands. We have to transform our thinking to focus on outcomes and this means putting the environment, social value, inclusion and diversity at the heart of everything we do. The toolkit will be an invaluable resource for industry that must be taken up by clients and the supply chain if we are going to make this leap.”

Find out more about the Value Toolkit and get involved.