Supply chain school success

We are delighted to announce that Story Decorating Group has secured the esteemed Gold Member SME Award in the Construction sector at the 2023 Supply Chain Sustainability School Annual Summit. This achievement is a testament to our unwavering commitment to sustainability and excellence within the industry. In this announcement, we take pride in sharing the memorable day and the broader significance of this remarkable win.


The 2023 Supply Chain Sustainability School Net Zero Summit, held on September 26th at the Coventry Building Society Arena, was a day filled with inspiration and shared dedication to sustainability within the construction industry. Under the theme “Net Zero and a Just Transition,” the event provided a platform for thought leaders, experts, and professionals to collectively advance sustainability.


Expert Panels: The insights gained from the summit covered so many areas, from construction materials and social challenges to talent and skill pools and science-based targets. The event and the attendance of so many delegates prove that the Supply Chain Sustainability School are paving the way for a more sustainable future, and we are so glad to have been able to attend the event and show our support for such great initiatives within our industry.

The Awards Ceremony: The culmination of the day was the Awards Ceremony, where we were honoured for our commitment to sustainability. This event celebrated not only our achievements but also the collective efforts of the industry in promoting sustainability.

Networking Opportunities: The summit provided invaluable networking opportunities that allowed us to connect with peers and explore collaborations aimed at furthering sustainability initiatives.


Our win in the Gold Member SME – Construction Sector Category is a testament to Story Decorating Group’s dedication to sustainable practices and our noteworthy contributions to advancing sustainability within the construction industry. This recognition reinforces our commitment to shaping a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future.

During the event, we received a powerful testimonial highlighting our commitment to sustainability.

“Story Decorating Group was launched in 1974,” it read. “They provide skills and craftsmanship across the wider Northwest region and further afield throughout the UK. Their contractors include Vinci, Morgan Sindall, Balfour Beatty, Graham, and Kier. They have 8 employees registered with the school, have attended 37 events through the school, clocked 88 hours and 27 minutes of activity, and viewed 112 resources. In recent years they have taken steps towards the introduction of electric vehicles, new software and technology to reduce paper waste and their carbon footprint, and working with contractors to utilise their own recycling schemes to reduce waste.”

This testimonial underscores our ongoing commitment to sustainability in practical, tangible terms.


Inspiration: Our victory serves as an inspiration to others within the construction industry. It showcases what is achievable through a commitment to sustainability and encourages others to follow suit.

Collective Progress: Each achievement in sustainability contributes to the collective progress toward a greener and more sustainable industry. Our win signifies a step forward for the entire sector.

Industry Advancement: Winning the Gold Member SME Award signifies our role as advocates for sustainability within the construction sector. It acknowledges our efforts to implement sustainable practices and encourages industry-wide change.

Our recognition at the 2023 Supply Chain Sustainability School Net Zero Summit is a shared achievement, not just for Story Decorating Group but for the construction industry. It underscores the substantial impact that dedication to sustainability can have on individual businesses and the broader world.

As we celebrate this honour, we remain steadfast in our commitment to making sustainability a cornerstone of our industry’s future. Congratulations to the entire Story Decorating Group team for this well-deserved recognition!