LEADING
LIGHTS
AWARDS

CATEGORIES

Overview

There will be a total of three recognised individuals in the Considerate Constructors Scheme Leading Lights Awards, one winner in each category of Community, Environment, and Workforce.

Sites and organisations will be able to submit an entry in any of the three sub-categories that are presented under Community, Environment and Workforce.

Individual categories

Community

Someone who has gone the extra mile for local people

Environment

Someone who has championed sustainability

Workforce

Someone who has encouraged wellbeing, diversity and inclusivity among their colleagues

Organisation categories

Community

Community Enrichment

Educational benefit, what has been given back to the community?

Local Sourcing

Evidence of local employment and/or sourcing company/site equipment, materials, supplies – supporting local businesses etc.

Community Engagement

How has the registered activity engaged with the community? What impact this had both prior, during and past the activity?

Environment

Plastic Reduction

Best reuse effort of plastics/reusing plastics for other products/minimisation of plastics. Monitoring and implementation of processes successfully.

Natural Environment Enhancement 

Application of known methods to identify and evaluate natural environment enhancements, with demonstrable improvement, identification, and eradication of invasive species, ensuring the protection of endangered species.

Energy Efficiency

Solar panels on buildings, generating green energy on-site, machines that switch-off automatically, non-idling, relative measure in carbon reduction, use of electric vehicles, use of biofuels.

Workforce

Physical Wellbeing

Has the registered activity produced, maintained, and successfully implemented any company/site policies surrounding physical wellbeing of employees? How is this monitored/developed?

Mental Health

Has the registered activity produced, maintained, and successfully implemented any company/site policies surrounding mental health of employees? How is this monitored/developed?

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Has the organisation made a notable contribution towards maintaining an equal, diverse, and inclusive environment for the workforce? What has been the result?

organisation awards bandings

You’ll be put into a band according to your size. This way, we can make sure you’re only judged against competitors of a similar size, to keep things fair. 2022 awards bandings as follows:

Sites

  • Micro/Small (Under £5m)
  • Medium (£5m to £50m)
  • Large (£50m to £100m)
  • Very Large (Over £100m)

Ultra sites

  • All

Organisations

  • Micro/Small (Under £5m)
  • Medium (£5m to £50m)
  • Large (£50m to £100m)
  • Very Large (Over £100m)

INDIVIDUAL awards bandings

There are no specific bandings for individual entries.