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SCHEME ADVOCATES

36

September 2015

Issue 38

The RG Group construction company fully embraces registration with the Scheme

and its Sainsbury’s Waterlooville project has been no exception.

A committed considerate

constructor, RG Group is an

Associate Member of the Scheme,

registering all of its projects which

consistently perform to a high level.

The Kent-based firm constructed

a new Sainsbury’s store and petrol

filling station in Hampshire this

year, impressing the Scheme

Monitor with its good practice in

terms of appearance, community,

environment, safety and workforce.

Commenting on its partnership

with the Scheme, RG Group’s

Community Support Manager,

Shelley Lindley said: “Our company

values and our CSR (Corporate

Social Responsibility) commitments

are mirrored in the CCS Code of

Considerate Practice.

“Every project we work on and

everything we do has an impact on

people and the environment and

our approach is rooted in family

values, respect and sustainable

growth.

“Being an Associate Member

and registering all of our sites

with the Scheme underpins our

commitment to ensure that we

continually strive to be the best we

can be.”

The construction of the 45,000 sq.

ft. store was described by Scheme

Monitor Mike Petter as being “a

credit to the industry”, after he

visited the site in June 2014.

He said: “Careful thought and

planning have gone into all aspects

of the CCS Code and Checklist and

this is reflected in a very high score.

The appearance of the site and the

workforce is exceptional.

“Community engagement and

involvement are excellent. There

are four identified community

engagement schemes and it was

most helpful to see flyers produced

for each of these.”

The site team carefully chose four

community initiatives to promote

the RG Group, Sainsbury’s and the

industry in the best possible light.

Ms Lindley explained: “We

provided services and funding

for the local community centre,

church, special needs school and

community nature project. We

used these initiatives to good effect

by engaging with local press to

showcase our efforts.

“Registering makes us want to

improve our initiatives as a site and

as a company in order to score the

The Scheme encourages a

“culture of self-improvement”

for the RG Group