Skanska Color PaletteTM, is the strategic framework and communication tool for Green Business, that has been developed to measure and guide the company’s performance on this journey with destination Deep Green.
How we categorize our projects
Vanilla – The construction process and/or product performance is in compliance with law, regulations, codes and standards.
Green – The construction process or product performance is beyond compliance, but not yet at a point where what is constructed and how it’s constructed can be considered to have near-zero impact.
Deep Green – The construction process and our product performance has a near-zero impact on the environment and thereby Future Proofs our projects.
What does Deep Green look like?
Deep Green is defined by 6 zeros that relate to the priority opportunities for reduction of the environmental impact of our projects, i.e Energy, Carbon, Materials and Water. These zeros are:
- net zero primary energy
- near zero carbon in construction
- zero waste
- zero hazardous materials
- zero unsustainable materials
- net zero water for buildings and zero potable water for construction in civil/infrastructure