Building a better world

As a global organisation, Fletcher Building is serious about environmental sustainability issues and actively promotes energy efficiency and waste reduction initiatives within its business units.

Within the Construction Division, Fletcher Construction has focussed its sustainability efforts on mitigating environmental impacts, waste reduction and recycling. The adoption of Lean Construction is helping to accelerate these efforts. A number of Fletcher Construction’s projects have also attained highly regarded ‘Green Star Certified’ status from the New Zealand Green Building Council.

Fletcher Construction's environmental efforts have seen the company win a number of significant awards, including: 

  • 2015: IPENZ Arthur Mead Award: Brian Perry Civil for Eastern Interceptor Pipe Bridge
  • 2014: Hynds Environmental Award ($2 - $10 million): Brian Perry Civil for Eastern Interceptor Pipe Bridge
  • 2012: IPENZ Arthur Mead Award: Fletcher Construction for Ormiston College
  • 2010: Supreme Concrete Sustainability Award: Fletcher Construction for the Tauranga Harbour Link Project
  • 2010 Hynds Environmental Award ($2 - $10 million): Brian Perry Civil for the Upper Nihotupu Dam Upgrade
  • 2010 Hynds Environmental Awards (< $500k): Brian Perry Civil for Waitakere City Council Bridge Repairs
  • 2009 New Zealand Contractors’ Federation Environmental Awards ($10 million+): Fletcher McConnell Dowell Joint Venture for Project Hobson
  • 2009 New Zealand Contractors’ Federation Environmental Awards ($500k - $2 million): Brian Perry Civil for the Waitakere Dam Project
  • 2009 New Zealand Contractors’ Federation Environmental Awards, Certificate of Merit: Fletcher Construction for the Manukau Harbour Crossing Project
  • 2009 New Zealand Concrete Society Landscaping Award: Fletcher Construction for the Manukau Harbour Crossing Project

Our environment is dear to the heart of all New Zealanders and South Pacific people so our teams naturally develop construction methods that mitigate environmental risks and achieve sustainable outcomes.

Graham Darlow, Chief Executive Construction Group