Felix O’Hare invests in new sustainability software
Felix O’Hare invests in new sustainability software – 17/02/2020
Felix O’Hare & Co Ltd is well-known as an innovative, progressive organisation embracing new technologies and digital construction practices to improve efficiencies across all of its operations.
With this in mind, the Newry based construction firm has recently signed up to SustainIQ, the new leading sustainability software tool improving how companies monitor measure and report on their social, environmental and economic performance.
Aisling Sloan from Felix O’ Hare & Co Ltd said, “Sustainability is central to our business. We are committed to designing and constructing intelligent buildings that will operate efficiently for years to come. We remain focused on reducing our waste to landfill and increasing our energy and resource efficiency right across all business operations. We embrace technology that improves how we operate as a business and that is why we have invested in SustainIQ. We are also delighted to be supporting a local start-up company and look forward to investing in the future.”
Felix O’Hare & Co Ltd will use SustainIQ to improve their responsible procurement practices. This will focus specifically on their supply chain, increase visibility of their environmental performance across all construction projects, to monitor their training, employee health & well-being, apprenticeship opportunities and measuring the impact of its community and education initiatives.
The benefits to Felix O’Hare & Co Ltd using SustainIQ include:
- Helping with the preparation of PQQs and tenders;
- Improved client reporting across all construction projects;
- Establishing baseline data and implementing objectives and targets;
- Monitoring, measuring and reporting in real time;
- Reduced risks by ensuring compliance with legislation and contract requirements;
- Better business decisions;
- Ensuring a more engaged workforce;
- Improvements to its top and bottom line.
Maria Diffley from SustainIQ states, “We are delighted to have Felix O’Hare & Co Ltd on board. The company understands the value sustainability brings to the business which is reflected in the commitment of their project teams in using SustainIQ across its construction sites. The information captured is already driving business improvement opportunities forward. We are very excited to be joining Felix O’Hare & Co Ltd on its journey to becoming a more responsible and sustainable business”.
Felix O’Hare & Co Ltd has successfully launched SustainIQ across construction projects in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland including the new PWC office space in Belfast City Centre, Southern Regional College, Armagh and QUB Student Centre, Belfast projects.