Investors In People award CIOB silver accreditation

CIOB has been awarded the We Invest In People Silver accreditation by Investors in People.

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Last updated: 22nd April 2021

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has been awarded the We Invest In People Silver accreditation by Investors in People (IIP). 


We Invest in People accreditation is recognised in 66 countries around the world, making it the global benchmark when it comes to people management. Its framework model measures how well an organisation is doing at leading and supporting its people, compared to other organisations and companies in the industry. 

As the leading professional organisation in construction management, CIOB’s role in coming years is to be the moral compass of the construction industry. CIOB’s vision is to improve the quality of life for the users and creators of our built environmentchampioning standards and professional ethics in the science and practice of building and construction, and striving for equity and fairness in its decision making and treatment of others. CIOB pursuethe highest standards of quality in everything it doesand values professionalism, integrity, excellence and respect, and it hopes that this is reflected in its accreditation from Investors in People. 


Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, said:  

“We’d like to congratulate CIOB. Silver accreditation on We invest in people is a remarkable effort for any organisation, and places CIOB in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of people. 


Commenting on the award, Caroline Gumble, Chief Executive of CIOB, said:  

I am delighted that CIOB has been given the We Invest In People Silver accreditation. As an organisation that sets standards and assesses candidates for chartered status, an external acknowledgment that we set, achieve and maintain high standards for our people and our teams is great news. I’m very proud of my CIOB colleagues and pleased that this recognition has been awarded for all their efforts in delivering a consistently high performance.”