About the Chartered Institute of Building

The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management and leadership career in the built environment.

Our Values

From the first group of master builders coming together in 1834 CIOB has always set and upheld the standards for the construction industry. But as the world around us changes, we must respond and adapt. We're making CIOB the driving force in a cultural shift within the construction industry.

Summary

From the first group of master builders coming together in 1834 CIOB has always set and upheld the standards for the construction industry.

But as the world around us changes, we must respond and adapt.

We're making CIOB the driving force in a cultural shift within the construction industry.

Leading the change in better working for the public good.

We're placing new focus on the benefits we create for our members and for the world around us. Great emphasis on supporting the mental health of workers and rethinking how we engage with an evolving younger, more inclusive global community by creating a stronger, clearer, forward-thinking brand.

Over a period of 12 months we've worked extensively with our members to collaboratively build the ideas that will sit at the heart of our brand.

For the science, ethics and practice of the built environment.

For the quality of life for those living in, working in, playing in and creating our built world.

For standards, for change, for people.

We are the Chartered Institute of Building.

Management.

Leadership.

Education.

Development.

We train, shape and support those who make our industry what it is today and the future leaders shaping our industry tomorrow.

For the workers 1200 feet off the ground.

For the children creating whole worlds from the playground.

For the families turning houses into homes.

We create the tools and qualifications to grow experience and confidence for a built environment that's fit for the future and everyone in it.

CIOB: For standards. For change. For people.

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

We are the Chartered Institute of Building, and we stand for the science, ethics and practice of built environments across the world. Everything we do is to improve the quality of life for those using and creating the built environment.

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Where We Are

We are based all around the world, working with our members to improve the quality of life for those using and creating the built environment. Discover your local hub and find out how you can get involved.

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What We Do

We have a role in the management, leadership, education and development of our industry. For our members, guiding and educating them as they embark on their careers. For policymakers, defining the standards for all to meet. For the public, creating an environment they can live and work in safely, comfortably and confidently.

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