EMCOR UK has been recognised as ‘Pioneers in Collaboration’ by the Institute for Collaborative Working (ICW) and has been re-elected as a corporate member of the ICW’s Advisory Council. Established in 1990, the Institute’s role is to establish collaborative working as a professional business discipline and help organisations in the public and private sector to build and develop effective business relationships based on collaborative working good practice.
The ICW celebrated the achievements of collaborative working excellence and pioneers of collaboration at the House of Lords on Thursday 21st July 2022. This prestigious event, sponsored by the British Standards Institute and hosted by Lord David Evans, ICW’s Chairman, recognised the significant work of industry in promoting and developing collaboration as a strategic business discipline.
The ICW recognised EMCOR UK, a provider of facilities, asset and workplace management services, with its ‘Pioneers in Collaboration’ award which represents the Company’s significant achievement in successfully adopting collaborative high performance business relationships, collaborative leadership behaviours, and innovative collaborative systems. EMCOR UK continues to pioneer collaboration as a strategic business discipline to create a better world at work adopting the principles of authentic structured collaboration to deliver sustainable carbon reduction and economic benefits, and positive social and environmental impacts.
EMCOR UK has also been re-elected as a corporate member of the ICW’s Advisory Council. The Advisory Council represents both corporate and individual members and eligible corporate executive network members were invited to vote for both such members. For corporate members, there were 18 nominations for eight corporate places and EMCOR UK was re-elected for another four years and will be represented by Jeremy Campbell.
Keith Chanter, CEO of EMCOR UK, said: “We are true believers in the value of collaborative relationship networks, alliances and partnerships. This achievement stands as a testament to the outstanding pioneering and innovative work our colleagues continuously accomplish with our customers, supply chain partners and the local communities we serve.”
Tim Mowat, CEO, Institute of Collaborative Working, commented: “EMCOR UK is an ICW Ambassador Company, one of the Institute’s founder members and an early adopter of strategic business to business collaborative working. They have consistently demonstrated pioneering innovation and strategic thinking placing collaboration at the heart of their business to support their vision to create a better world at work.”
Steve Dolan, Senior Operations Director for EMCOR UK, said: “We are delighted to have been re-elected as a corporate member of the ICW’s Advisory Council for a further term. Collaboration sits at the very heart of our business and our work with the ICW is pivotal to our success.”
Jeremy Campbell, Executive Director for EMCOR UK, commented: “We are proud to support the ICW, the internationally recognised institute for thought leadership in business-to-business collaborative working. Structured collaboration drives business success and experience has shown us that business models that adopt collaborative partnerships are more successful and deliver better outcomes across all measurable dimensions.”
EMCOR UK was one of the first six organisations in the world to achieve accreditation to the IS044001:2017 and the first facilities management company to achieve this international standard.