Policy

Construction Sector Accord: a shared commitment between government and industry to transform the construction sector

Publisher
Buildings Construction industry Sector regulation Policy Ethical construction New Zealand
Description

Vision

A high performing construction sector for a better New Zealand.

Shared goals

  • Increase productivity
  • Raise capability
  • Improve resilience
  • Restore confidence, pride and reputation

Outcomes for New Zealanders

Safe healthy and durable homes, buildings and infrastructure that support the wellbeing of our communities

  • Workforce - safe, secure, rewarding careers
  • Industry customers - functioning competitive market
  • Industry - sustainable, resilient, successful businesses
  • Government - a construction sector that supports the wellbeing of all New Zealanders

Guiding principles

  • Build trusting relationships
  • Be bold
  • Value our people
  • Act with collective responsibility

Priority work areas

Industry-led:

  • Enhanced industry leadership, collaboration and organisation
  • Better business performance
  • Improved culture and reputation

Shared:

  • Grow workforce capability and capacity
  • Better risk management and fairer risk allocation
  • Improved health and safety at work
  • More houses and better durability

Government-led:

  • Better procurement practices and improved pipeline management
  • Improved building regulatory systems and consenting processes

The pledge

  • Hold ourselves and each other accountable to this Accord and challenge contrary behaviour
  • Work together to develop a plan for change that has collective intent
  • Work differently to build a stronger partnership between government and industry
  • Promote the Accord and encourage others to commit to it
  • Engage regularly to discuss and report on progress
Publication Details
ISBN:

978-1-98-857055-6

Publication Year:
2019