Clearview National September 2018 - Issue 202 - Page 24

PROUD SPONSOR OF INDUSTRY NEWS INDUSTRYNEWS We build the future Construction leaders launch new charity to transform cancer support and fundraising in the built environment sector » » BUILDING INDUSTRY LEADERS have come together to launch a new charity aiming to transform cancer advice and support for people working in the Construction and Built Environment sector as well as raising money to help fund research to beat cancer sooner. Working in partnership with Cancer Research UK and the Lighthouse Club, We Build the Future has three specific objectives: • To support people who work in the construction and built environment sector who face the challenge of dealing with cancer in their lives • To fund research which can help accelerate improvements in the prevention, detection and treatment of cancer • To promote health and wellbeing in the construction and built environment sector in order to help reduce the risk of people developing cancer in the first place Founder and trustee Richard Harral, Technical Director at the Chartered Association of Building Engineers said: “One in Two people will develop cancer at some stage in their lives. With three million people working in our sector if we all give a little we can transform peoples experience and help more people everywhere beat cancer, sooner.” Caro Evans, Director of Partnerships at Cancer Research UK, said: “Cancer Research UK has been at the heart of the progress that has already seen cancer survival in the UK double in the last 40 years. We’re proud to be working with We Build the Future. Their passion and ambition to support people within their industry when they’re faced with cancer makes it the perfect fit with Cancer Research UK. Together we 24 » SE P 2018 » CL EARVI E W- UK . C O M can reach even more people with information about cancer and raise more money for vital research.” Trustee Andy Von Bradsky said: “I am delighted to be supporting a charity that addresses the health and wellbeing of our disparate, diverse construction workforce, especially the emphasis on preventative advice and promoting healthy lifestyles.” Trustee and Head of Built Environment, BSI Standards Ant Burd said: “Like most people my family has been directly affected by cancer and We Build The Future will allow us to better assist and support those often hard to reach people working in our industry today and in the future.” Trustee and Certsure CEO Emma Clancy said: “Cancer impacts not just the person who is living with the disease but also their family, friends and even their colleagues. Sometimes it is difficult to know what to say, do or where to turn to for advice. Our hope is that We Build the Future will be a one-stop-shop to help those in the construction industry to learn more about cancer and how – by working together - we can fight it.” Trustee John Tebbit said: “Those of us who work in the construction industry know that it can be a difficult industry to engage with but that it is possible if you know the right way. Cancer Research UK has really good advice, help and research work which We Build The Future can better get to the various parts of our industry. In addition, giving a focus for the industry’s fundraising.” HOW PEOPLE CAN HELP We Build The Future is asking people in the industry to: • Donate an hour of their earnings every year to help us develop our campaigns https://www. justgiving.com/campaigns/charity/ webuildthefuture/donation • Follow us on twitter at webuildtf or #beatingcancersavinglives and let us know what they are doing to support th ɥéݽɬ+$ єȁ͡Ёȁٕ)ͼѡЁݔхЁѼչх)܁ЁѼ輼)ܹٕ嵽乍լȼ)!95aiQP+$ЁٽٕɅͥ)݅ɕ́ѡȁݽɭ)٥ͥѥȁݕͥєЁ輼)ݕեѡɔɜ+$MՉ͍ɥѼȁ)輽ɰ`+$ ݅ɐ́ͥ́)͕ѽȁѕ́Ѽե)ѕȁ)] եQɔ́ͼٕ)ѕɕѕѼɽ)ݥѡѡՍѥ ե)٥ɽЁ͕ѽȁݡݽձ)ݥѼɽՍͽ͔)Ց́ѡȁͽɥѼ)ᕵѡ́ѡЁ)ݥѠȁɥȁݡݽձ)ѼЁ́́ͅЁɕ)ٕ́ѼɅ͔ѡɽѡ)ɥ丁%ѕɕѕ͡ձ)хЁݕեѡɔɜ