EMCOR UK’s collaborative practices have been recognised with a ‘Pioneers in Collaboration’ award from the Institute for Collaborative Working (ICW), with the facility services provider additionally being re-elected as a corporate member of the institute’s Advisory Council.
Established in 1990, ICW promotes collaborative working as a professional business discipline, assisting organisations in the public and private sectors with developing effective business relations based on current best practices.
ICW’s annual awards ceremony at the House of Lords on 21st July 2022 was sponsored by BSI and hosted by Lord David Evans, the organisation’s Chairman, who ackowledged the significant work of industry in promoting and developing collaboration as a strategic business discipline.
The ICW ‘Pioneers in Collaboration’ award recognises organisations that successfully adopt collaborative, high-performance business relationships, collaborative leadership behaviours, and innovative collaborative systems.
ICW’s Advisory Council is made up of corporate and individual members, and eligible executives from its corporate membership were invited to participate in the re-election of corporate members, with EMCOR being selected as one of 18 corporate nominees.
Keith Chanter, EMCOR UK CEO, says: “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, Institute of Collaborative Working CEO, adds: “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 with EMCOR UK, adds: “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, comments: “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 IS0 44001:2017 Collaborative business relationship management systems standard.