Sustainability in the Global Construction Industry 2012–2013: Market Trends and Opportunities, Forecast of Budgets and Profitability, Construction Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives

Date: October 17, 2012
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Sustainability in the Global Construction Industry 2012–2013: Market Trends and Opportunities, Forecast of Budgets and Profitability, Construction Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives
Synopsis
  • The report is based on primary surveys conducted by Timetric accessing its B2B panels comprised of senior business decision makers. The opinions and forward looking statements on sustainability management of 351 industry executives are captured in our in-depth survey, of which 44% represent directors, C-level executives and departmental heads.
  • The geographical scope of the research is global – drawing on the activity and expectations of leading industry players across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Middle East.
  • The report analyzes expenditure of construction industry buyers on sustainability, sustainable procurement practices and critical factors that influence supplier selection.
  • Key topics covered include category-level spending outlooks, market-specific growth opportunities, investment opportunities and principal challenges associated with the implementation of sustainable practices.
  • In this report, buyers identify their sustainable procurement budgets; along with essential sustainability measures that influence supplier selection
  • The report provides extensive analysis on effective promotional channels and major drivers of green marketing, along with the key features of marketing green credentials.
  • The report provides qualitative analysis of key industry opportunities and threats and also contains the full survey results.
Summary

The private banking industry is experiencing increased demand for various financial products from the growing number of high net worth individuals (HNWIs), particularly in the Asia Pacific region. The emergence of a new segment of wealthy individuals has spurred the interest of many leading competitors in the industry. In addition, the growing diversification of wealthy clientele has attracted considerable attention among key competitors, and new opportunities are beginning to emerge. The private banking and wealth management industry is starting to focus more on client service and value delivery for this segment.

Scope

The report features the opinions of construction industry respondents related to the following:
  • What sustainability means to the industry
  • Factors that drive sustainability measures
  • Barriers that confront effective implementation of sustainability
  • Sustainable and energy efficiency measures and their impact on profitability
  • Metrics used for the measurement of sustainability performance
  • Procurement of sustainable materials
  • Demand for sustainable products and services, including markets that will drive growth
  • Changes expected in sustainability budgets and cost saving targets
  • Methods of marketing green credentials and the use of media channels
  • Sustainability leaders
Reasons To Buy
  • Drive revenues by understanding future sustainable product investment areas and growth regions
  • Formulate effective sales and marketing strategies by identifying buyer sustainability budgets and areas of investment
  • Better promote your business by aligning capabilities and business practices with the changing sustainability needs of customers
  • Uncover the business outlook, key sustainability challenges and opportunities
  • Understand the effect of sustainability on other players and competitors in the industry
  • Benchmark sustainable initiatives with key industry leaders and identify major trends that affect the industry
  • Secure stronger customer relationships by understanding the leading business concerns and changing strategies of buyers
  • Identify specific green marketing channels your competitors are using to win business
Key Highlights
  • A total of 47% of construction contractor and project developer respondents in the global construction industry perceive 'responsible use of natural resources' as central to sustainability practices, while 43% consider 'reducing carbon footprint' to be the most important sustainability initiative.
  • The key drivers of sustainability identified by buyer respondents include 'client demand', 'cost savings and operational efficiency' and 'compliance with legislation', as indicated by 64%, 67% and 65% of respective respondents.
  • Respondents from construction contractors and project development companies identified the UK, Germany and Canada as the markets with the most growth potential for sustainable construction as indicated by 58%, 54% and 53% of respective respondents.
1 INTRODUCTION

1.1 What is this Report About?
1.2 Definitions
1.3 Methodology
1.4 Profile of Survey Respondents
  1.4.1 Profile of buyer respondents
  1.4.2 Profile of supplier respondents

2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

3 SUSTAINABILITY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

3.1 Perception of Sustainability
  3.1.1 Perception of sustainability by buyers
  3.1.2 Perception of sustainability by suppliers
  3.1.3 Perception of Sustainability by region
  3.1.4 Perception of sustainability by company turnover
3.2 Sustainability in Business Functions
  3.2.1 Sustainability in business functions by buyers
  3.2.2 Sustainability in business functions by suppliers
  3.2.3 Sustainability in business functions by region
  3.2.4 Sustainability in business functions by turnover
3.3 Key Drivers of Sustainability
  3.3.1 Key drivers of sustainability for buyers
  3.3.2 Key drivers of sustainability for suppliers
  3.3.3 Key drivers of sustainability by region
  3.3.4 Key drivers of sustainability by turnover
3.4 Barriers to Sustainability
  3.4.1 Barriers to sustainability for buyers
  3.4.2 Barriers to sustainability for suppliers
  3.4.3 Barriers to sustainability by region
  3.4.4 Barriers to sustainability by turnover
3.5 Key Markets for Growth
  3.5.1 Key markets for growth for buyers
  3.5.2 Key markets for growth for suppliers
  3.5.3 Key markets for growth by region
  3.5.4 Key markets for growth by turnover

4 IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINABILITY

4.1 Organizational Pre-requisites for Sustainability
  4.1.1 Organizational pre-requisites for sustainability by buyers
  4.1.2 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability by suppliers
  4.1.3 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability by region
  4.1.4 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability by turnover
4.2 Implementation of Sustainable Measures
  4.2.1 Implementation of sustainable measures of buyers
  4.2.2 Implementation of sustainable measures of suppliers
  4.2.3 Implementation of sustainable measures by region
  4.2.4 Implementation of sustainable measures by turnover
4.3 Key Energy Efficiency Measures
  4.3.1 Key energy efficiency measures of buyers
  4.3.2 Key energy efficiency measures of suppliers
  4.3.3 Key energy efficiency measures by region
  4.3.4 Key energy efficiency measures by turnover
4.4 Effective Monitoring of Sustainability
  4.4.1 Effective monitoring of sustainability for buyers
  4.4.2 Effective monitoring of sustainability for suppliers
  4.4.3 Effective monitoring of sustainability by region
  4.4.4 Effective monitoring of sustainability by turnover

5 FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF SUSTAINABILITY

5.1 Cost Saving Expectations
  5.1.1 Cost saving expectations of buyers
  5.1.2 Cost saving expectations of suppliers
  5.1.3 Cost saving expectations by region
  5.1.4 Cost saving expectations by turnover
5.2 Impact of Sustainability on Profits
  5.2.1 Impact of sustainability on profits of buyers
  5.2.2 Impact of sustainability on profits of suppliers
  5.2.3 Impact of sustainability on profits by region
  5.2.4 Impact of sustainability on profits by turnover
5.3 Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets
  5.3.1 Planned change in sustainability budgets for buyers
  5.3.2 Planned change in sustainability budgets for suppliers
  5.3.3 Planned change in sustainability budgets by region
  5.3.4 Planned change in sustainability budgets by turnover.
5.4 Impact of Carbon Tax
  5.4.1 Impact of carbon tax on buyers
  5.4.2 Impact of carbon tax on suppliers
  5.4.3 Impact of carbon tax by region
  5.4.4 Impact of carbon tax by turnover

6 SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT

6.1 Critical Factors for Supplier Selection
  6.1.1 Critical factors for supplier selection by region
  6.1.2 Critical factors for supplier selection by turnover
  6.1.3 Critical factors for supplier selection by senior level respondents
6.2 Level of Supplier Engagement
  6.2.1 Level of supplier engagement by region
  6.2.2 Level of supplier engagement by turnover
6.3 Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement
  6.3.1 Expenditure on sustainable procurement by region
  6.3.2 Expenditure on sustainable procurement by turnover
6.4 Attributes of Green Procurement
  6.4.1 Attributes of green procurement by region
  6.4.2 Attributes of green procurement by turnover
6.5 Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services
  6.5.1 Procurement of sustainable products and services by region
  6.5.2 Procurement of sustainable products and services by turnover

7 MARKETING GREEN INITIATIVES

7.1 Drivers of Green Marketing
  7.1.1 Drivers of green marketing by region
  7.1.2 Drivers of green marketing by turnover
7.2 Marketing of Green Credentials
  7.2.1 Marketing of green credentials by region
  7.2.2 Marketing of green credentials by turnover
7.3 Effective Channels of Promotion
  7.3.1 Effective channels of promotion by region
  7.3.2 Effective channels of promotion by turnover

8 APPENDIX

8.1 Full Survey Results
8.2 Methodology
8.3 Contact Us
8.4 About Timetric
8.5 Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Total Global Construction Industry Survey Respondents by Company Type, 2012
Table 2: Buyer Respondents by Job Role (%), 2012
Table 3: Buyer Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 4: Buyer Respondents by Region (%), 2012
Table 5: Supplier Respondents by Job Role (%), 2012
Table 6: Supplier Respondents by Company Turnover (%), 2012
Table 7: Supplier Respondents by Region (%), 2012
Table 8: Perception of Sustainability by Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 9: Perception of Sustainability by Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 10: Perception of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 11: Sustainability in Business Functions by Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 12: Sustainability in Business Functions by Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 13: Key Drivers of Sustainability for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 14: Key Drivers of Sustainability for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 15: Key Drivers of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 16: Barriers to Sustainability for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 17: Barriers to Sustainability for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 18: Barriers to Sustainability by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 19: Key Markets for Growth for Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 20: Key Markets for Growth for Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 21: Key Markets for Growth for Other Construction Industry Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 22: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 23: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 24: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 25: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 26: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 27: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 28: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 29: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Other Construction Industry Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 30: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 31: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 32: Cost Saving Expectations of Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 33: Cost Saving Expectations of Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 34: Cost Saving Expectations by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 35: Cost Saving Expectations by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 36: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 37: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 38: Impact of Sustainability on Profits by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 39: Impact of Sustainability on Profits by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 40: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 41: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 42: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 43: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 44: Impact of Carbon Tax on Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 45: Impact of Carbon Tax on Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 46: Impact of Carbon Tax by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 47: Impact of Carbon Tax by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Table 48: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection by Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 49: Level of Supplier Engagement of Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 50: Level of Supplier Engagement by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 51: Level of Supplier Engagement by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 52: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 53: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 54: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 55: Attributes of Green Procurement for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 56: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 57: Drivers of Green Marketing of Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 58: Drivers of Green Marketing by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 59: Drivers of Green Marketing by Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 60: Marketing of Green Credentials for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 61: Marketing of Green Credentials by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 62: Effective Channels of Promotion by Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 63: Effective Channels of Promotion by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Table 64: Full Survey Results – Closed Questions

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Perception of Sustainability by Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 2: Perception of Sustainability by Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 3: Perception of Sustainability by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 4: Perception of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 5: Sustainability in Business Functions by Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 6: Sustainability in Business Functions by Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 7: Sustainability in Business Functions by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 8: Sustainability in Business Functions by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 9: Key Drivers of Sustainability by Buyers and Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 10: Key Drivers of Sustainability for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 11: Key Drivers of Sustainability for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 12: Key Drivers of Sustainability by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 13: Key Drivers of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 14: Barriers to Sustainability for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 15: Barriers to Sustainability for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 16: Barriers to Sustainability by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 17: Barriers to Sustainability by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 18: Key Markets for Growth in the Global Construction Industry, 2013
Figure 19: Key Markets for Growth for Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 20: Key Markets for Growth for Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 21: Key Markets for Growth for Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 22: Key Markets for Growth by Region in the Global Construction Industry (% ‘Growth’ Responses), 2013
Figure 23: Key Markets for Growth by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (% ‘Growth’ Responses), 2013
Figure 24: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 25: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 26: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 27: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 28: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 29: Implementation of Sustainable Measures of Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 30: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Region in the Global Construction Industry (Percentage of ‘Implemented’ Responses), 2012
Figure 31: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (% ‘Implemented’ Responses), 2012
Figure 32: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 33: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 34: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Other Construction Industry Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 35: Key Energy Efficiency Measures by Region in the Global Construction Industry (% ‘Implemented’ Responses), 2013
Figure 36: Key Energy Efficiency Measures by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (% ‘Implemented’ Responses), 2013
Figure 37: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 38: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 39: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 40: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 41: Cost Saving Expectations of Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 42: Cost Saving Expectations of Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 43: Cost Saving Expectations by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 44: Cost Saving Expectations by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 45: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 46: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 47: Impact of Sustainability on Profits by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 48: Impact of Sustainability on Profits by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 49: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 50: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 51: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 52: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 53: Impact of Carbon Tax on Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 54: Impact of Carbon Tax on Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 55: Impact of Carbon Tax by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 56: Impact of Carbon Tax by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2013
Figure 57: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection by Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 58: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection by Region in the Global Construction Industry (Percentage of 'Very Important' Responses), 2012
Figure 59: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (Percentage of 'Very Important' Responses), 2012
Figure 60: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection by Senior Level Respondents in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 61: Level of Supplier Engagement of Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 62: Level of Supplier Engagement by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 63: Level of Supplier Engagement by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 64: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 65: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 66: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 67: Attributes of Green Procurement for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 68: Attributes of Green Procurement by Region in the Global Construction Industry (Percentage of ‘Most Important’ Responses), 2012
Figure 69: Attributes of Green Procurement by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (Percentage of ‘Most Important’ Responses), 2012
Figure 70: Top-Five Focus Areas for Sustainable Procurement in the Global Construction Industry, 2012
Figure 71: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services for Buyers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 72: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 73: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 74: Drivers of Green Marketing of Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 75: Drivers of Green Marketing by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 76: Drivers of Green Marketing by Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 77: Marketing of Green Credentials for Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 78: Marketing of Green Credentials by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 79: Marketing of Green Credentials by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 80: Effective Channels of Promotion by Suppliers in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 81: Effective Channels of Promotion by Region in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012
Figure 82: Effective Channels of Promotion by Company Turnover in the Global Construction Industry (%), 2012

COMPANIES MENTIONED

Balfour Beatty
UltraTech Cement
Holcim
BAM Construction
Caterpillar
JCB India Ltd.
Komatsu
Turner Construction Company
ACC Limited
Italcementi
Doka Group
Lafarge
Siam Cement
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