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Organization

FCC Construcción

Type

Overall Infrastructure

Summary

FCC Construcción has developed SAMCEW (Sustainability Assessment Method for Civil Engineering Works) as an internal method to assess the sustainability of their civil engineering works and areas of impact. The method covers the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of the sustainable development model for the different life cycle stages of civil engineering works.

Developed By

FCC Construcción

Institution Type

Private company

Used By

Project Team

Purpose

To assess the sustainability of civil engineering works projects

Kind

Rating System

Sustainability Certification

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Sustainability Criteria

Project Management Land Planning Life Cycle Cost External Cost Effects on Local Economy Participation and Acceptability Cultural Heritage Elements Welfare Effects on Society Risk and Resilience Ecosystems and Biodiversity Use of Natural Resources Waste Emissions to the Environment Noise and Vibrations

Is Opensource

The tool is an internal method to assess the sustainability of FCC Construcción’s civil engineering works and their area of impact.

How Used

The method covers the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of the sustainable development model for the different life cycle stages of civil engineering works. The system is a flexible and customizable assessment methodology that can be applied to different civil engineering works typologies, with different circumstances and locations. SAMCEW is organized into the 15 categories among them project management, ecosystems and biodiversity, and emissions to the environment.

Kind of projects targeted

Overall Infrastructure

final-outcome

An assessment that helps civil engineering works achieve sustainable results

Scale analyzed

Global

Developed Country

Spain

Location

Madrid

Applied at

projects worldwide

Phase applied

Planning,Design,Construction,Operation

Web link

http://www.fccco.com/en/sustainability/responsible_construction/sustainability-system-assessment
https://www.fccco.com/documents/265311/268364/SAMCEW-english.pdf/1d9a8e74-a678-b426-14b6-8be81f50732e
http://www.blogfcc.com/es/samcew-primera-metodologia-para-medir-sostenibilidad-obra-civil

Tool Details Description

FCC Construcción has developed SAMCEW (Sustainability Assessment Method for Civil Engineering Works) as an internal method to assess the sustainability of their civil engineering works and areas of impact. The method covers the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of the sustainable development model for the different life cycle stages of civil engineering works.

Tool details how it works

The method covers the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of the sustainable development model for the different life cycle stages of civil engineering works. The system is a flexible and customizable assessment methodology that can be applied to different civil engineering works typologies, with different circumstances and locations. SAMCEW is organized into the 15 categories among them project management, ecosystems and biodiversity, and emissions to the environment.

Tool details outcome

An assessment that helps civil engineering works achieve sustainable results

Tool details sustainability

  • Project Management
  • Land Planning
  • Life Cycle Cost
  • External Cost
  • Effects on Local Economy
  • Participation and Acceptability
  • Cultural Heritage Elements
  • Welfare
  • Effects on Society
  • Risk and Resilience
  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity
  • Use of Natural Resources
  • Waste
  • Emissions to the Environment
  • Noise and Vibrations

Tool details web links

http://www.fccco.com/en/sustainability/responsible_construction/sustainability-system-assessment, https://www.kpesic.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/2017_12_SAMCEW_PPT.pdf, http://www.blogfcc.com/es/samcew-primera-metodologia-para-medir-sostenibilidad-obra-civil

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Other info

The Sustainability Assessment Method for Civil Engineering Works (SAMCEW©) is a rating system, developed in Spain by FCC Construcción, a construction company, to be used as an internal method to assess the sustainability of their civil engineering works and area of impact. The method covers the environmental, social, and economic dimensions of the sustainable development model for the different life cycle stages of a civil engineering works. The system is a flexible and customizable assessment methodology that can be applied to different civil engineering works typologies, with different circumstances and located in various locations. SAMCEW is organized into the 15 categories amongst with there are project management, ecosystems and biodiversity, and emissions to the environment.

Tool details addl info

  • Users of the tool – Project Team
  • Phase when the tool applies – Planning, Design, Construction, Operation
  • Geographic application – Not specified – Applies globally

Other info

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