The CIC carries out a broad range of industry related projects across the sector. The CIC work with numerous professional bodies, research organisations, specialist trade associations and government departments as well as with it’s members, in response to their needs.
This area of the website showcases the CIC’s live projects as well former projects which are now closed but still contain useful resource information.
Inclusive Environment Action Plan
A new construction industry action plan to make buildings and public spaces more inclusive.
A Blueprint for Change
The next steps in the campaign to measure success and share diversity and inclusion best practice in the built environment [read more]
FLUID Diversity Mentoring Programme 2015
This innovative scheme was developed by RIBA’s Architects for Change and the CIC to address the retention and development of talented practitioners from diverse backgrounds for management and leadership roles in the built environment.
Green Construction Board
The CIC provides Project Management and Secretariat support to the Green Construction Board. The Government/Industry Board was set up to address the low carbon agenda.
Considerate Constructors Scheme
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is the national initiative set up by the construction industry to improve its image.
Construction sites and companies that register with the Scheme are monitored against a Code of Considerate Practice, designed to encourage best practice beyond statutory requirements.
Inclusive Environment Award
CIC hosted the inaugural CIC Inclusive Environment (CIC-IE) Award in 2016, in recognition of buildings, places and spaces which demonstrate best practice in achieving an inclusive environment - an environment which is safe, flexible and accessible for all.
Essential Principles Guide
These 6 essential principles will guide, support and motivate you when making decisions for clients, employers and society which affect the achievement of an inclusive environment.
Teaching and Learning Briefing Guide
CIC has published a Teaching and Learning Briefing Guide called ‘Bringing inclusive design into built environment education’.
A CIC 2050 Group Initiative to facilitate knowledge exchange and provide young industry professionals with access to senior professionals whom they might not otherwise get the chance to meet.
Inclusive Environment Digest
The Inclusive Environment Digest is a free monthly e-newsletter that shares current industry news relevant to promoting an accessible and inclusive environment.
The Brexit Digest is a free fortnightly e-newsletter which shares a round up of the latest news, views and opinion pieces about Brexit and its relationship to built environment professions.
Fire Safety Digest
The Fire Safety Digest is a free weekly e-newsletter that shares post-Grenfell guidance and actions from the Built Environment professions.
Economic & Policy Briefings
Chaired by Rt. Hon. Nick Raynsford, the CIC Economic and Policy Briefings provide regular economic analyses, policy updates and comments on major commercial projects in construction industry.
Essential Principles Guide for Clients, Developers and Contractors
CIC published a second Essential Principles Guide for Creating an Accessible and Inclusive Environment
Construction in the age of COVID-19
CIC has introduced a webinar series, looking at the biggest issues facing the construction industry
Carbon Zero: The professional institutions' climate action plan
The CIC Climate Change Panel coordinates the efforts of the professional institutes in the built environments in meeting the UK government 2050 net zero emissions targets.