Essential Principles for Built Environment Professionals: Creating an Accessible and Inclusive Environment

Launched by the Construction Industry Council and endorsed by the Office for Disability Issues outlines 6 principles to support the creation of an inclusive environment:

  1. Contribute to building an inclusive society now and in the future
  2. Apply professional and responsible judgement and take a leadership role
  3. Apply and integrate the principles of inclusive design from the outset of a project
  4. Do more than just comply with legislation and codes
  5. Seek multiple views to solve accessibility and inclusivity challenges
  6. Acquire the skills, knowledge, understanding and confidence to make inclusion the norm not the exception