The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.

BIG Biodiversity Challenge 2019 call for entries

The race is on to submit your entries for CIRIA’s BIG Biodiversity Challenge 2019. With 8 Award categories, 1 Champion and 1 Overall winner’s award up for grabs - enter the Challenge to showcase your commitment to biodiversity enhancement by Doing One Thing. Taking part is easy: choose an award category and submit your entry and don't forget to nominate your BIG Biodiversity Champion. Entries close 17 June and it’s free to take part.

The BIG Biodiversity Challenge is a CIRIA Biodiversity Interest Group (BIG) initiative, launched on 14 October 2013.  Since its launch in 2013 the challenge has grown considerably and attracts organisations from across a wide range of stakeholder groups.

The Challenge aims to:

  • Raise awareness of the importance of protecting and enhancing biodiversity in the built environment to all those who work in the construction industry

  • Encourage construction teams to collaborate with local communities to ensure long term awareness and protection of local biodiversity

  • Promote the integration of biodiversity in green infrastructure initiatives

  • Support the targets of Biodiversity 2020 strategy in the built environment.

Why enter the BIG Biodiversity Challenge 2019?

The BIG Biodiversity Challenge continues to be recognised as the number one industry initiative for raising awarenees of, and delivering biodiversity within construction and the built environment.

  • Demonstrate commitment to championing the delivery of biodiversity within construction and the built environment.

  • Be recognised as an industry leader in biodiversity, positioning your organisation at the forefront of good practice.

  • Meet your CSR and KPI objectives by supporting good practice and technical excellence.

  • It's free to enter!