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Parramatta Connect

Parramatta Light Rail will connect Westmead to Carlingford via the Parramatta CBD and Camellia

About Parramatta Connect

The $2.4 billion Parramatta Light Rail will connect Westmead to Carlingford via the Parramatta CBD and Camellia with a 12-kilometre, two-way light rail track. Parramatta Connect (CPB Contractors and Downer EDI Joint Venture) has been engaged by Transport for NSW to complete the construction of the light rail track, roadworks, stop platforms, and transport interchanges at Westmead, Parramatta CBD and Carlingford. Upon its completion the light rail will transport 28,000 people every day to key destinations, new communities and essential services. It is expected to open in 2023.

Sustainability

For Parramatta Connect, excellence in sustainability management is integral to the way we work. We will strive to deliver new benchmarks for sustainability in the transport infrastructure sector. Parramatta Connect believes that a successful future for our business depends on sustainability of the environments, communities and economies in which we operate.

Procurement

Parramatta Connect undertakes procurement to generate economic, environmental and social benefits beyond the goods and services required. We will strive to achieve value for money on a whole life basis in terms of generating benefits not only to the organisation, but also to society and the economy, with a neutral or positive impact to the environment. This includes issues such as: organisation governance; human rights; environmental impact; consumer rights; community support; fair and ethical operation.

Our supply chains

Parramatta Connect is always improving how well we do things, as well as managing the risks that are a part of any procurement, scope or supply chain, to help things run as efficiently as possible. Our procurement activities are guided by the Project Supply Chain Engagement Strategy and ISO 20400 which are used as a driver for innovation to deliver sustainable project solutions.
You can find out more about Parramatta Connect’s strategy and policies below:

Next Steps

To assist in achieving a sustainable outcome Parramatta Connect has partnered with the Supply Chain Sustainability School to provide free sustainability learning resources for staff, key contractors and suppliers. If you have been directed to this page you are required to undertake the following steps:

Step 1
Become a member of the School or log in- membership is fast, free and simple. 
Log in or sign up
Step 2
Complete a Company Self Assessment to understand your organisation’s level of sustainability knowledge and get your free sustainability learning Action Plan.
Assessment
Step 3
Complete the following e-learning modules
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