We are involved with the IHRB and others in helping the Qatar industry to lead on addressing the problems of ethical employment of migrant workers. See here for their most recent blog.
UK Modern Slavery Act and Worker Welfare The Institute for Human Rights and Business, CH2M Hill and the UK Dept for Business / UK Foreign Office are organising a roundtable event for the international engineering and construction industry. The roundtable will include a briefing on the new UK Modern Slavery Act and a general discussion […]
Don Ward, chief executive of Constructing Excellence (UK) and acting director of CE in Qatar, promoted CE in Qatar and the GCC by supporting a major conference held in Bahrain by the CIOB with ASU. A copy of the good press coverage (in Arabic) is attached, including several pictures of Don who gave a keynote […]
This will take place in Doha on Monday 1st June 2015. The agenda will include practical details such as company registration and the business plan as well as the strategy and deliverables for the first year of activities. We are grateful to all the Founding Members for their support.
Don Ward is speaking at the MEED Construction Leadership Summit in Dubai. More information is available here. He will be in Qatar from 23-25 May and then UAE from 25-28 May before returning to Qatar May 30-June 1st. To arrange a meeting please click here.
Don Ward is speaking at a Forum on Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructures organised by the Chartered Institute of Building with ASU and the Bahrain Society of Engineers. More information is available here.
His Excellency Nicholas Hopton hosted a number of British and other firms to a reception and discussion over dinner on 13th April 2015. Constructing Excellence and BRE presented their proposals for establishing CE in Qatar and received positive feedback on the need for this initiative and early activities to add value. We are grateful for […]
Don Ward was part of a small UK trade mission led by Lord Marland which met with senior representatives of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SCDL) of the Qatar World Cup in 2022. It was a particular honour for the meeting to be joined by Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary-General of the SCDL.
Don Ward spoke at a workshop organised by Engineers Against Poverty in January 2014 on the subject of migrant workers, their final report is here. Qatar has good stories to tell about its leading policies to tackle some of the challenges, and we hope to monitor a number of demonstration projects to show how new […]