Welcome - and not overly prescriptive

Ho, Francis
March 2009
EG: Estates Gazette;3/14/2009, Issue 910, p105
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the role of the Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) in promoting sustainable development. The JCT issued its first guidance note on sustainable procurement on March 6, 2009, which was preceded by an industry-wide consultation in 2008. The consultation involved consultants, lawyers, local authorities, main contractors, subcontractors and academics. The guidance note included the requirement of information regarding the environmental effect of the supply and use of materials and goods that the employer may reasonably request.


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