Service: ESG

Constructing Homes, Rebuilding Lives

To build a strong case strong case for increased delivery of high quality social housing, Akerlof partnered with Housing Festival to research the benefits people

MJ Church Social Value Strategy

This civil engineering, earthworks and waste management business commissioned Akerlof to support the development of a Social Value Strategy, build internal awareness and solidify commitment

Transforming Future Healthcare

Working alongside trusts, design teams and contractors, Akerlof is supporting the development of new hospitals with a pipeline value in excess of £1.5bn

Driving Value-Based Decision Making

Clients are now expected to realise value beyond cost for every investment decision, but balancing traditional measures of success, with societal and environmental outcomes is

Our name is shared with George Akerlof, a Nobel Prize-winning economist.

His seminal paper, Market for Lemons, demonstrated the devastating consequences of making decisions under the conditions of quality uncertainty and unequal information between buyers and sellers, increasing the chance of buyers ending up with a ‘lemon’.

This 50-year-old concept continues to retain parallels within the construction industry.

Through our insight and experience, we can rebalance this information asymmetry on behalf of our clients, levelling the playing field to deliver better outcomes.