York Science & Innovation Grand Tour May - Sept 2012

Sponsored by Aviva

47 Shambles

Did you know?

York companies have provided the NHS in Wales with a ground-breaking new way to care for the planet as well as its patients.

Consultancy GHD and the Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York developed the Low Carbon Strategy for the National Health Service in Wales.

It establishes the business processes and measurement systems needed to deliver ambitious carbon reduction and best value for money, setting the route-map to becoming a low carbon organisation.

GHD is one of the world’s leading engineering, architecture and environmental consulting companies.

Established in 1928, GHD employs more than 6,500 people across five continents and serves clients in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

The cornerstone of our business is our client centred culture and teamwork based approach known as One GHD. Operating globally and delivering services locally, we are united by the core values of Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. 
Wholly owned by its people, GHD is dedicated to understanding and helping our clients achieve their goals. 

GHD is committed to sustainable development, safety and innovation. We care for the well being of our people, assist communities in need and conduct business in an ethical and environmentally responsible manner. 

GHD set up its UK business in 2006 and since this time has worked to establish good relationships with clients such as Transport for London, London Underground Limited, Department for Transport, The Highways Agency, Network Rail, Train Operating Companies, contractors and other consultants. Since 2006 we have successfully delivered in excess of 200 projects. 

We add value by carefully combining and deploying the correct combination of our different skills and knowledge in a way that provides the particular service that the client really needs. We work for infrastructure owners, maintainers, operators, contractors and designers. 

GHD has UK offices in London and York and employs a team of 50 permanent staff and over 50 associates. We are supported by a network of over 100 offices worldwide and can bring the benefit of an international aspect to solutions for our clients using our experience in collaboration and partnership. 

The UK business consists of four service groups: Project and Quality Management; Railway Engineering; Railway Operations & Planning and Asset Management. The capability within these service groups covers the entire business and asset life cycle and supports a wide range of business activities in areas as diverse as the development of new infrastructure, identifying efficient asset management solutions, designing better client products and services, sustainability and formulating business performance improvement strategies. 

Our vision is that “We will be valued as innovative problem-solvers in the world of Transportation; people who work with their Clients to get things moving” and with our Partners and our Clients we will “Accomplish More Together”, for more details visit our website

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