Examples of Paul’s work are provided in the case studies below. If you would like to know more about his work please get in touch.
Paul was appointed in 2010 by the then Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and re-appointed in 2017 by Sadiq Khan to the London Sustainability Development Commission (LSDC). He is currently Chair of Quality of Life working group, undertook this role in 2012 overseeing the last Quality of Life report. Paul is a member of the executive
Paul was commissioned to research specific aspects of the built environment and write white papers. One example was an assignment from the Children’s International Fund Foundation (CIFF) to provide an overview of the EU cement market. CIFF fund work on climate change and the cement sector is responsible for significant carbon emissions. The report looked at
Revising CARES sustainability certification scheme to incorporate social value measures The CARES sustainability certification scheme (CARES SCS) provides independent certification of the environmental performance of steel products. Increasingly clients are requiring construction companies and their value chains to demonstrate social value. Paul designed a process to understand what social value measures were relevant to steel producers.
In November 2017 Paul chaired a day long conference on reducing infrastructure through the application of PAS2080 (the world’s first accreditation scheme for infrastructure carbon). The conference at BEIS in Westminster, brought together major infrastructure clients with their supply chains and was sponsored by Volvo UK, in conjunction with the Green Construction Board Infrastructure Working Group.
Paul Toyne was commissioned to design the format and content for a half day meeting at the GLA’s City Hall where the proposal for a new Place and Making Institute in Thamesmead, Bexley was unveiled on 1st November 2017. Paul chaired the event which attracted over a 100 guests, many of whom signed a pledge to
29 and 30th June 2017, Thamesmead Future Skills Expo at Thames Innovation Centre organised by Peabody. Paul was commissioned by Peabody to be the MC for expo and chair of the seminar sessions that focused on skills training and employment opportunities for residents of the Thamesmead ‘new town’. https://www.thamesmeadnow.org.uk/news-items/thamesmead-future-skills-expo-2017/