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

Live Projects

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.

Built Environment Professional Education [BEPE] Project
2016 - 2017
A joint government / Mayor of London Paralympic Legacy Project building on the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games [read more]
Inclusive Environment Action Plan
A new construction industry action plan to make buildings and public spaces more inclusive. [read more]
A Blueprint for Change
April 2016
The next steps in the campaign to measure success and share diversity and inclusion best practice in the built environment [read more] [read more]
FLUID Diversity Mentoring Programme 2015
2011 - Present
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. [read more]
Green Construction Board
2011 - Present
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. [read more]
Considerate Constructors Scheme
1997 - Present
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. [read more]
Inclusive Environment Award
2016 - Present
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. [read more]
Essential Principles Guide
March 2017
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. [read more]
Teaching and Learning Briefing Guide
Bringing inclusive design into built environment education
CIC has published a Teaching and Learning Briefing Guide called ‘Bringing inclusive design into built environment education’. [read more]