Accreditations & Memberships


ABG design and manufacture high quality geosynthetics for all manner of developments; across a wide range civil engineering, environmental and sustainable building projects. To meet and exceed industry standards and quality and supply chain standards, we maintain the following accreditations.

Because of our commitment to providing a quality service, we undertake continuous training for all of our staff and are members of a number of leading trade associations.

BBA certification is recognised throughout the construction industry as a symbol of quality and reassurance. It's the vital ingredient in the provision of assurance, quality and integrity to a plethora of stakeholders in the construction industry.

The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) is a learned society dedicated to the scientific and engineering development of geotextiles, geomembranes, related products and associated technologies. The core purpose of the IGS is to provide the understanding of, and promote the appropriate use of geosynthetic technology throughout the world.

Susdrain is a community that provides a range of resources for those involved in delivering sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). SuDS help to manage flood risk and water quality and improve biodiversity and amenity, as well as a host of other benefits to create great places to live, work and play.

As the rail sector’s largest dedicated B2B networking organisation, the Rail Alliance is all about bringing customers, suppliers and supply chain opportunities together. It is a membership organisation that sits at the very heart of the rail supply chain.

CIRIA is the construction industry research and information association. As a neutral, independent and not-for-profit body, CIRIA links organisations with common interests and facilitates a range of collaborative activities that help improve the industry.

ISO 9001 & 14001 are the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective quality and environmental management system (EMS). It provides a framework that an organization can follow, rather than establishing quality and environmental performance requirements.

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is a professional membership body that government and industry listen to, while providing unrivalled support to our 92,000 civil engineer members.

ABG product specifications and BIM objects are available on the NBS Source platform for our geocomposite drainage, geocellular systems and permeable paving ranges.

BGA members subscribe to the principles of well managed installation, using technically competent staff and quality materials to ensure consistent quality of project delivery.

The British Chambers of Commerce sits at the heart of a unique network of businesses across the UK. The 53 accredited Chambers which make up the network are trusted champions of businesses, places and global trade. Together it represents tens of thousands of businesses of all shapes and sizes, employing almost six million people across the UK.

BSI Group, also known as the British Standards Institution, is the national standards body of the United Kingdom. BSI produces technical standards on a wide range of products and services and also supplies certification and standards-related services to businesses.

GRO is a partnership of industry and stakeholders that came together over 10 years ago to develop a Code of Practice for green roofs in the UK.

GB rail’s supplier assurance scheme RISQS is run by the industry, for the industry, under the stewardship of RSSB. RSSB's Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme features a smarter, quicker, easier platform and enhanced audit services, providing the industry with supplier assurance fit for the future.

The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation is a learned society concerned specifically with the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of land-based transport systems and infrastructure.

KIWA are a designated Notified Body that provide ABG with independent certification for CE Marking and other quality assurance requirements.

ABG are a CO2e Assessed organisation with the Carbon Footprint Standard - An internationally recognised standard for demonstrating low carbon credentials.

SAPCA provides step-by-step support to reduce the stress of managing sports and play construction projects. We promote collaboration and innovation to help ensure successful projects, every time.

The British Tunnelling Society maintains a leading role in the development of the tunnelling industry to promote the safe, efficient, sustainable, and technically advanced design, construction and use of underground space.

GIGSA is actively involved in the development of geosynthetic specifications within the working groups of the SABS sub-committee on geosynthetics, with the ultimate goal to provide a complete set of national standards. This will aid in standardising the specification and use of geosynthetics in South Africa.

The Institute of Highway Engineers provides professional development opportunities, support and leadership for individuals to achieve and maintain professional recognition.

The Ground Engineering Awards bring together the leaders of the industry to celebrate the achievements of its projects, people and businesses.

The Susdrain awards invite leaders from across the construction industry to showcase outstanding and innovative SuDS schemes, with a focus on projects that deliver multiple benefits beyond drainage alone. It also provides a unique opportunity to nominate SuDS Champions integral to the delivery of SuDS.

Chartered Institute of Waste Management is the professional body for the waste management industry.

IGS UK is dedicated to the scientific and engineering development of geotextiles, geomembranes, related products and associated technologies. It is the official United Kingdom Chapter of the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS).

Constructionline provides buyers with a prequalification process, validating ABG against the PAS91 criteria and beyond. The Gold Member accreditation assesses ABG's credentials for environmental management, quality management, equal opportunities, modern slavery act adherence and anti-bribery and corruption policies and SSIP.

The Extensive Green Roof project in Ambleside, installed by ABG Installs is the 2023 Award winner in the roof garden or podium landscaping - under £500k category.

The Leeds Skelton Lake Services Wildflower Green Roof, designed by ABG and installed by ABG Installs is the 2021 Principal Award winner in the Commercial Roof Garden of the Year Category.

The Leeds Skelton Lake Services Wildflower Green Roof, designed by ABG and installed by Geogreen is the 2021 NFRC Roofing Awards winner in the Green Roof of the Year category.

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