Title: Construction Industry Environmental Forum 
Resource Type: web links 
Producers or distributor Construction Industry Reserach and Information Association (CIRIA) 
Author / Producer Type: Professional / trade / industry associations, institutes or networks 
Web link for product information: http://www.cief.org.uk  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Brownfields
Contaminated land-->Remediation options-->Recycling/reuse
Water and sanitation-->Water and sanitation Overview
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
Short description: Established by CIRIA in 1991, the Construction Industry Environmental Forum's (CIEF) mission is to improve the sustainability and environmental performance of construction, by providing a cross-sector and independent forum for the exchange of new ideas and demonstration of best practice. Members (currently over 230 organisations) include clients and developers, contractors, consultants, architects, specialists, research bodies and academic institutions. Objectives Demonstrate the implementation and value of sustainability best practice To identify the barriers and promote practical solutions To provide briefings on the latest legislative changes To showcase examples of best practice and innovation, and the business benefits To assist in the production of appropriate best practice guidance To promote research in sustainable construction Disseminate the results of new research and guidance that can help to deliver a more sustainable built environment. 
Link to Organisation(s): Construction Industry Research and Information Association
Submitted By: Professor Paul Bardos WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 07/11/2006