Working with Supply Chain
At Lovell, we look for long-term supply chain partners. We’re careful about who we choose, because we plan to work together for many years.
We’re committed to being an ethical, responsible business and we look for the same high standards in our supply chain partners.
Our partners must share our commitment to sustainability and always be looking to increase efficiency, reduce waste and make the workplace a safe environment for everyone.
We influence the designs and materials used to ensure our projects are sustainable and work with our suppliers to source durable, energy-efficient products.
We keep an eye on new technologies and products, like drainage made from 50% recycled plastic, fuel-efficient vehicles and paint that lasts longer and spreads further. We’ve been able to reduce the amount of waste, water use and emissions produced by our company.
Wherever possible, we source our materials and workforce locally, to reduce emissions and bring wider financial benefits to the community. That’s why we invite local businesses to ‘Meet the Supplier’ events and track the distance travelled by bricks and blocks to Lovell sites.
Becoming a Lovell Supplier
Building a responsible business is very important to us. So we ask all our suppliers to:
- Comply with all relevant statutory regulations that relate to social and ethical matters
- Support the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
- Be responsible with regard to fair trade and labour rights
Before we approve a new consultant, subcontractor or supplier, we ask them to complete a vendor registration form.
If you are interested in becoming a Lovell partner, contact your local regional office as a first step, and find a Lovell sponsor to propose you for approval.
Suppliers & Subcontractors
For information or questions about procurement please head here.
Supply Chain Sustainability School
The Supply Chain Sustainability School was created by Action Sustainability in 2012 as a free resource to educate the construction supply chain about sustainability.
Lovell was one of 10 founding partners who worked with Action Sustainability on the design and delivery of the Home School, a resource specifically for those in the housebuilding sector.
We used our expertise to help create useful and relevant information and ensure the school focuses on the key issues affecting the homes sector.
At Lovell, we actively promote the school to our partners. This includes hosting supplier workshops where we give face-to-face training if needed, as well as larger supplier days to explore particular topics in more depth.
Discover more about the school at www.supplychainschool.co.uk