Leading the cultural shift

We are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.

Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation, and improvement of the built environment. We accredit university degrees, educational courses, and training. Our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.

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We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment.

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We’re all united in a passion for our industry, but we’re also passionate about the people who make up this community. Which is why we offer support on everything from financial concerns, to mental health issues and training help.

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Coronavirus & Brexit Guidance

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has created a list of resources and industry advice, guidance and information on construction-specific issues

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Policy and Research

As a professional body that represents the leaders and managers who work at every stage of the lifecycle of a construction project, we seek to influence government, industry and other stakeholders around the world with the aim of promoting the construction management discipline and addressing the challenges that the sector faces.

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion - A Special Report and Charter

The business case for increasing diversity and inclusion in the construction industry could not be clearer. What we build should meet the needs of society. That is hard to achieve if we are not sufficiently diverse and, as an industry, do not reflect society.

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Construction Innovation and Quality Scholarship opens for applications

CIOB’s Construction Innovation and Quality scholarship has opened for applications.


Built environment sector bodies unite to improve diversity and inclusion

Key membership bodies in the sector have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to drive forward the creation of a more diverse and inclusive sector.