Community & Engagement

Barnwood Community

Barnwood has always held strong links with charitable causes. As part of being an Employee Ownership Trust, our Employee Representative board have committed to a planned approach to supporting local and national charities.
This entails:

  • Raising awareness of issues
  • Support long term volunteering plans
  • Arrange various charity events throughout the year
  • Discuss and approve charitable donations
barnwood john hopkins trust garden

James Hopkins Trust Kite Centre Memorial Area

barnwood nhs memorial garden

Commemorative Garden at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Barnwood Working with the industry for the industry

Barnwood partner with local and national organisations, associations, and charities to help improve standards and wellbeing within the industry. Barnwood are proud to be supporting working groups and committees such as:

 

barnwood community and engagement
barnwood community and engagement

Inclusion & Diversity

Barnwood believe that having a diverse and inclusive workforce should be the norm for any organisation.

We actively promote equal opportunities throughout the organisation through the application of employment policies which ensures that individuals receive treatment that is fair, equitable and consistent with their relevant aptitudes, potential, skills and abilities. 

Barnwood Ltd are recognised as a Disability Confident employer.

Being a Disability Confident Employer is helping create a movement of change, encouraging employers to think differently about disability and take action to improve how they recruit, retain and develop disabled people.

barnwood is a disability confident employer

Women into Construction – Barnwood

We have united with Women into Construction and work closely with our clients to improve gender diversity into our industry  Women into Construction | Changing the Face of Construction (women-into-construction.org)

barnwood supports women into construction

Wellbeing

Barnwood have been partners with Mates in Mind since the summer of 2018.

A UK charity, Mates in Mind help Barnwood in raising awareness, addressing the stigma of poor mental health and promoting positive mental wellbeing across construction workplaces. Mates in Mind also support our supply chain through a confidential 24/7 assistance line.

barnwood supports mates in mind

Barnwood have been a member of Building Mental Health  since early 2019.  By signing the Building Mental Health  charter Barnwood  have pledged our commitment  towards improving mental health in our industry

building mental health

Occupational Health and Wellbeing checks – Barnwood have a continuous occupational Health and wellbeing surveillance programme open to all our employees whether site or office based and is tailored to the role. 

Environment & Sustainability

Barnwood are experienced in achieving buildings that meet BREEAM Accreditation and Code of Sustainable Homes ratings.

Barnwood are certified to ISO 14001:2015 demonstrating our commitment to reducing the environmental impact of our activities.

We have also teamed up with Ecovadis one of the most trusted business sustainability ratings schemes. EcoVadis allows us to collaborate on sustainability with our clients, be visible on a universal scorecard and helps benchmark us within the industry.  Most importantly it will help Barnwood continually improve our carbon reduction, sustainability and CSR performance.

barnwood sustainability
barnwood iso 14001
barnwood solar panels
barnwood solar panels

Occupational Health & Safety

Barnwood are certified to ISO 45001 demonstrating our commitment and continual improvement to provide a healthy and safe working environment for our employees and everyone else who visits Barnwood sites.

Barnwood have a dedicated internal HSQE department to ensure our HSQE continual improvement.

Barnwood are proud to have been awarded the ROSPA Gold Medal for 6 consecutive years.

barnwood rospa 2021 award
barnwood iso 45001