Welcome!

News Feed Item

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

NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

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

http://www.reportlinker.com/p01044776/Sustainability-in-the-European-Construction-Industry-2012–2013-Market-Trends-and-Opportunities-Forecast-of-Budgets-and-Profitability-Construction-Industry-Procurement-and-Marketing-Initiatives.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Construction_and_Building

 

Synopsis

• The report is based on primary surveys conducted by Timetric accessing its B2B panels comprised of senior business decision makers from the European construction industry. The opinions and forward looking statements on sustainability management of 140 industry executives are captured in our in-depth survey.

• The geographical Scope of the research is European – drawing on the activity and expectations of leading industry players across the region.

• The report analyzes the planned 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

"Sustainability in the European Construction Industry 2012–2013: Market Trends and Opportunities, Forecast of Budgets and Profitability, Construction Industry Procurement and Marketing Initiatives" is a new report by Timetric that analyzes how companies in the European construction industry perceive sustainability. The report contains in-depth analysis on the principal drivers and challenges with regards to sustainability plus the market-specific growth opportunities associated with the implementation of sustainable practices. It also benchmarks successful sustainable initiatives and energy-efficiency measures adopted by various companies. This report also examines the impact of sustainability on profits and cost saving targets set by companies. It also analyzes the procurement strategies and practices being undertaken; category-level spending outlooks; changes in sustainable procurement budgets; supplier selection criteria and investment opportunities available for leading purchase decision makers. The report identifies key drivers and practices of green marketing, and the channels used to effectively market green credentials.

 

Scope

The report features the opinions of European 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

 

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

• Respondents identified the UK, Germany and France as locations likely to offer the largest-growth potential for sustainable construction, as indicated by 75%, 51% and 43% of respective respondents.

• Of all the construction contractors and project developer respondents, 48% anticipate an increase in profitability with the implementation of sustainability measures.

• 'Customer satisfaction' is considered to be the most important driver of green marketing by respondents from the construction equipment and supplier industry, as identified by 76% of respondents. Another 62% of respondents consider 'competitive advantage' to be important.

 

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

1.1 What is this Report About?

1.2 Definitions

1.3 Methodology

1.4 Profile of European Construction Industry 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 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 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 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 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 turnover

4 Implementation of Sustainability

4.1 Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability

4.1.1 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability by buyers

4.1.2 Organizational prerequisites for sustainability by suppliers

4.1.3 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 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 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 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 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 of 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 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 turnover

6 Sustainable Procurement

6.1 Critical Factors for Supplier Selection

6.2 Level of Supplier Engagement

6.3 Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement

6.4 Attributes of Green Procurement

6.5 Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services

7 Marketing Green Initiatives

7.1 Drivers of Green Marketing

7.1.1 Drivers of green marketing by turnover

7.2 Marketing of Green Credentials

7.2.1 Marketing of green credentials by turnover

7.3 Effective Channels of Promotion

7.3.1 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: Europe Construction Industry Survey Respondents by Company Type, 2012

Table 2: Buyer Respondents by Job Role in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 3: Buyer Respondents by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 4: Supplier Respondents by Job Role in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 5: Supplier Respondents by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 6: Perception of Sustainability by Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 7: Perception of Sustainability by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 8: Perception of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 9: Sustainability in Business Functions by Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 10: Sustainability in Business Functions by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 11: Key Drivers of Sustainability for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 12: Key Drivers of Sustainability for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 13: Key Drivers of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 14: Barriers to Sustainability for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 15: Barriers to Sustainability for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 16: Barriers to Sustainability by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 17: Key Markets for Growth for Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 18: Key Markets for Growth for Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 19: Key Markets for Growth for Other Construction Industry Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 20: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 21: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 22: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 23: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 24: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 25: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 26: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 27: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Other Construction Industry Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 28: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 29: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 30: Cost Saving Expectations of Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 31: Cost Saving Expectations of Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 32: Cost Saving Expectations by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 33: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 34: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 35: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 36: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 37: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 38: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 39: Impact of Carbon Tax on Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 40: Impact of Carbon Tax on Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 41: Impact of Carbon Tax by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Table 42: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection by Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 43: Level of Supplier Engagement of Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 44: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 45: Attributes of Green Procurement for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 46: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 47: Drivers of Green Marketing of Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 48: Drivers of Green Marketing by Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 49: Marketing of Green Credentials for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 50: Marketing of Green Credentials by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 51: Effective Channels of Promotion by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 52: Effective Channels of Promotion by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Table 53: Survey Results – Closed Questions

 

List of Figures

Figure 1: Perception of Sustainability by Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 2: Perception of Sustainability by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 3: Perception of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 4: Sustainability in Business Functions by Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 5: Sustainability in Business Functions by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 6: Sustainability in Business Functions by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 7: Key Drivers of Sustainability by Buyers and Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 8: Key Drivers of Sustainability for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 9: Key Drivers of Sustainability for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 10: Key Drivers of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 11: Barriers to Sustainability for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 12: Barriers to Sustainability for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 13: Barriers to Sustainability by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 14: Key Markets for Growth in the European Construction Industry, 2013

Figure 15: Key Markets for Growth for Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 16: Key Markets for Growth for Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 17: Key Markets for Growth for Other Construction Industry Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 18: Key Markets for Growth by Company Turnover (%), 2013

Figure 19: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 20: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 21: Organizational Prerequisites for Sustainability by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 22: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 23: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 24: Implementation of Sustainable Measures by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (% Most Implemented Responses), 2012

Figure 25: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Construction Contractors and Project Developers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 26: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Construction Equipment and Materials Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 27: Key Energy Efficiency Measures of Other Construction Industry Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 28: Key Energy Efficiency Measures by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 29: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 30: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 31: Effective Monitoring of Sustainability by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 32: Cost Saving Expectations of Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 33: Cost Saving Expectations of Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 34: Cost Saving Expectations by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 35: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 36: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 37: Impact of Sustainability on Profits of Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 38: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 39: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 40: Planned Change in Sustainability Budgets by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 41: Impact of Carbon Tax on Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 42: Impact of Carbon Tax on Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 43: Impact of Carbon Tax by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2013

Figure 44: Critical Factors for Supplier Selection by Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 45: Level of Supplier Engagement of Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 46: Expenditure on Sustainable Procurement for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 47: Attributes of Green Procurement for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 48: Procurement of Sustainable Products and Services for Buyers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 49: Drivers of Green Marketing of Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 50: Drivers of Green Marketing by Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 51: Marketing of Green Credentials for Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 52: Marketing of Green Credentials by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 53: Effective Channels of Promotion by Suppliers in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

Figure 54: Effective Channels of Promotion by Company Turnover in the European Construction Industry (%), 2012

 

To order this report:

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

Nicolas Bombourg
Reportlinker
Email: [email protected]
US: (805)652-2626
Intl: +1 805-652-2626

 

SOURCE Reportlinker

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Existing Big Data solutions are mainly focused on the discovery and analysis of data. The solutions are scalable and highly available but tedious when swapping in and swapping out occurs in disarray and thrashing takes place. The resolution for thrashing through machine learning algorithms and support nomenclature is through simple techniques. Organizations that have been collecting large customer data are increasingly seeing the need to use the data for swapping in and out and thrashing occurs ...
We all know that end users experience the internet primarily with mobile devices. From an app development perspective, we know that successfully responding to the needs of mobile customers depends on rapid DevOps – failing fast, in short, until the right solution evolves in your customers' relationship to your business. Whether you’re decomposing an SOA monolith, or developing a new application cloud natively, it’s not a question of using microservices - not doing so will be a path to eventual ...
One of the biggest challenges with adopting a DevOps mentality is: new applications are easily adapted to cloud-native, microservice-based, or containerized architectures - they can be built for them - but old applications need complex refactoring. On the other hand, these new technologies can require relearning or adapting new, oftentimes more complex, methodologies and tools to be ready for production. In his general session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Brown, Solutions Marketi...
While some vendors scramble to create and sell you a fancy solution for monitoring your spanking new Amazon Lambdas, hear how you can do it on the cheap using just built-in Java APIs yourself. By exploiting a little-known fact that Lambdas aren’t exactly single threaded, you can effectively identify hot spots in your serverless code. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, David Martin, Principal Product Owner at CA Technologies, will give a live demonstration and code walkthrough, showing how to ov...
Detecting internal user threats in the Big Data eco-system is challenging and cumbersome. Many organizations monitor internal usage of the Big Data eco-system using a set of alerts. This is not a scalable process given the increase in the number of alerts with the accelerating growth in data volume and user base. Organizations are increasingly leveraging machine learning to monitor only those data elements that are sensitive and critical, autonomously establish monitoring policies, and to detect...
DevOps at Cloud Expo – being held October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real r...
As enterprise cloud becomes the norm, businesses and government programs must address compounded regulatory compliance related to data privacy and information protection. The most recent, Controlled Unclassified Information and the EU’s GDPR have board level implications and companies still struggle with demonstrating due diligence. Developers and DevOps leaders, as part of the pre-planning process and the associated supply chain, could benefit from updating their code libraries and design by in...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CollabNet, a global leader in enterprise software development, release automation and DevOps solutions, will be a Bronze Sponsor of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, taking place from June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CollabNet offers a broad range of solutions with the mission of helping modern organizations deliver quality software at speed. The company’s latest innovation, the DevOps Lifecycle Manager (DLM), supports Value S...
When NSA's digital armory was leaked, it was only a matter of time before the code was morphed into a ransom seeking worm. This talk, designed for C-level attendees, demonstrates a Live Hack of a virtual environment to show the ease in which any average user can leverage these tools and infiltrate their network environment. This session will include an overview of the Shadbrokers NSA leak situation.
SYS-CON Events announced today that A&I Solutions named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Founded over 15 years ago in 1999, A&I Solutions continues to provide companies with premier integrated enterprise solutions. By partnering with the trusted and proven solutions of leading technology companies, our customers are assured high performance levels across all IT environments including:...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Progress, a global leader in application development, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Enterprises today are rapidly adopting the cloud, while continuing to retain business-critical/sensitive data inside the firewall. This is creating two separate data silos – one inside the firewall and the other outside the firewall. Cloud ISVs ofte...
While presenting own advanced Robo-Advisory Platform, Michał Różański, Managing Partner at EARP and CEO at Empirica, will illustrate the most important issues of building tailored FinTech software in his session at 20th Cloud Expo. He will share experiences we have gained for over 6 years of developing solutions for financial institutions and FinTech companies, including robo-advisors. We welcome all FinTech innovators interested in how properly implemented technology can move their businesses f...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Loom Systems will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Founded in 2015, Loom Systems delivers an advanced AI solution to predict and prevent problems in the digital business. Loom stands alone in the industry as an AI analysis platform requiring no prior math knowledge from operators, leveraging the existing staff to succeed in the digital era. With offices in S...
Apache OpenWhisk on IBM Bluemix provides a powerful and flexible environment for deploying cloud-native applications driven by data, message, and API call events. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Daniel Krook, Software Architect, IBM Watson and Cloud Platform, and Distinguished IT Specialist, will discuss why serverless architectures are attractive for many emerging cloud workloads and when you should consider OpenWhisk for your next project. Then get started on Bluemix with three sample appl...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enzu will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Enzu’s mission is to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions worldwide. Enzu enables online businesses to use its IT infrastructure to their competitive ad...