CTE - Centro de Tecnologias de Edificações (Building Technology Center) is a consulting and management company specialized in quality, technology, management, sustainability and innovation for the construction sector.
It performs its activities nationwide since 1990, developing methodologies and technologies to improve the management of companies, ventures and plants, stimulating and promoting produtivity, competition, different cultures and sustainable growth for the construction productivity chain.
To assist its costumers, CTE offers consulting, services and products, in an integrated four area format:
- Innovation & Technology
- Quality & Processes
- Project & Construction Management
And two units focused on relationship networking and information technology:
- EnRedes – Meetings and Construction networking
- Autodoc Softwares
CTE acts at all construction's produtive chain, with all it's enterprises and principal agents:
- Financial Brokers
- Investment Funds
- Governmental Agencies
- Project and Construction Contractors
- Real State Owners
- Construction Companies
- Material and Equipment Manufacturers
- Services Suppliers
- Real State Agencies
- Condominiums Administrators
- Class Entities
Developing value and generating results for our custmomers, for our staff and society, promoting management, technology, innovation, quality, safety, social responsibility and enviroment preservation.
To be a leading company in sustainability, quality, management, technology and innovation in construction, acknowledged by its products and services excellency.
To provide consulting and management services that result on economical, environmental and social sustainability of the construction productive chain.
10 CTE's DNA PRINCIPLES
CTE designs its strategies, measures its products and acts in the market according to principles settled along its history:
1. Businesses view and market connection
2. Value generation for customers and stakeholders
3. Services and products distinction
4. Business Excellency and credibility
5. Results and Profitability
6. Socioenvironmental responsibility
7. Planning, management and high productivity
8. Competence and professional development
9. High performance teams and leaders formation
10. Innovation and continuous improvement
Building management, quality, innovation, technology, and sustainability with our costumers since 1990
CTE began its acivities having as guideline the development of work applied to the Brazilian civil construction reality, focused on technology.
Broadened the scope to develop new methodologies for the implementation of quality management systems and technical innovation, and took the concepts of constant improvement to the Brazilian construction business.
Trained hundreds of companies and professionals and elaborated bibliographic references over quality, management and technology.
Introduced innovative concepts and business management methodologies, projects and works, and included in the construction agenda concerns about the strategic management, creation of business results and people management.
Created innovative methodologies for management, planning and monitoring of work, and expanded its activities by managing the work of construction companies and developers.
Invested in the development of applications and softwares for AutoDoc constructions, indicating the WEB as the tool of the future.
Joined Ethos Institute of Business and Social Responsibility.
In 2002 CTE achieved the certification of its SGI – Sistema de Gestão Integrada (quality, safety, environment and health), according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
Researched the concepts of sustainability and brought forward the development of environmental management methodologies for companies and ventures, being one of them the Green Building. Developed skills with the experts team to conduct sustainable projects in different building typologies.
Developed skills in the structuring and management of real estate business, enabling ventures and promoting partnership between developers, constructors, and investment funds.
Was invited to attend to Programa Tear, idealized by Ethos Institute, with the goal of fostering social responsibility actions in companies and value chains.
Started holding the Construction Meetings (Encontros da Construção), with the goal of promoting relationship between professionals and companies in the productive chain and reflecting about the challenges and new opportunitites of the market.
Became a member of USGBC.
CTE achieved the certification of its SGI – Sistema de Gestão Integrada (quality, safety, environment and health), according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
Adopted the corporate sustainability principles in its internal affairs, incorporating the economial, social and environmental scopes. Founded CTE's Sustainability Comittee.
Issued its first Sustainability Report.
Joined GBC Brazil (Brazil's Green Building Council) and CBCS (Conselho Brasileiro de Construção Sustentável –Brazilian Council of Sustainable Construction).
In 2009, partnered with the United Nations in the Global Compact and its 10 principles.
In 2010, created the Sustainability Management Program for developers and builders, with the goal of introducing the core of sustainability in strategy and management of companies.
In 2011, CTE was awarded with Prêmio Green Building Brasil 2011, in the Sustainable Services Company category.
Started acting in the consulting area for sustainable urban development.
Designed the 10 CTE DNA principles, consolidated along its history.
Founded CTE Corporate University, with the goal of promoting qualification and training of its workforce and leadership training in all levels and according to CTE's the strategies, culture and DNA.
Arranged CTE events in order to create a Construction Productivity Agenda, focused on management, Professional Training, Sustainability, Real Estate Development, Innovation, BIM, Quality, Performance and Construction Industrialization, to define paths that result in the enhancement of the sectoral Productivity.
Joined PRI – Pricinples for Responsible Investment
CTE is a partner of its customers, fully committed to their work results.
- Over 3.000 customers, assisted in 18 Brazilian States.
- More than 1.600 companies qualified in business management and certified with ISO 9001. ISO 14001. OHSAS 18001 and PBQP-H.
- Sustainable Construction consulting for more than 220 ventures.
- Management and monitoring of deadlines, costs, quality and sustainability for more than 400 building sites.
- Over 25.000 qualified professionals in training courses and events.
- 90.000 AutoDoc Software users.
CTE acts with technical, strategic and market intelligence.
To serve all its clients with efficiency, CTE has a highly specialized team, consisting of over 200 employees, with academic formation in different areas and specializations: architecture and urbanism, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, forest engineering, building technology, information technology, pedagogy, psicology, communication, marketing and business administration.
Roberto de Souza
Presidente do CTE
Civil engineer, Master and Doctorate in Engineering by Escola Politécnica da USP. Quality, technology, management, sustainability and construction innovation expert. Author of eight technical books focused on technology, sustainability and management of development, construction and design companies.
Commercial Manager -
Commercial Manager - Sustainability Unit
Architect and Urbanist by Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas. Executive MBA in Innovation and Entrepreneurship by BI International. Expert in Environmental comfort by FUPAM/USP. LEED Accredited Professional by US Green Building Council. Expert in Sustainability in civil construction and Green Building certification.
Director of Innovation & Technology Unit
Architect and Urbanist by Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo da USP and Master in Production Engineering by Escola Politécnica da USP. Expert in Quality and productivity by FCAV/USP with MBA in Environmental Management by Proenco. Leading auditor by QMI and FCAV and Environmental auditor by JPD Training Limited. Qualified consultant GRI by Global Reporting Initiative. Expert in management and business management, environment and quality.
Director of Quality
Mauricio Kenji Hino
Director of Quality & Processes Unit
Civil engineer and Master by Escola Politécnica da USP. ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 18001 leading auditor. Expert in Integrated Management Systems (quality, environment, occupational safety and health) process management technology and performance in civil construction.
Director of the
Project & Construction
Giancarlo De Filippi
Director of theWork & Project Management Unit
Civil engineer, Master and Doctorate in Engineering by Escola Politécnica da USP. Researcher in production planning and management, has lectured at IFSP in São Paulo. Professor in the postgraduate school of Escola Politécnica da USP (POLI Integra – FDTE). ISO 9001 leading auditor by IRCA, with MBA in Project Administration by FIA. Quality management system, corporate management, planning and construction management expert.
Director of AutoDoc
Ana Cecília Ribeiro
Director of AutoDoc Softwares
Civil engineer by Escola Politécnica da USP, with MBA in IT Governance by Instituto de Tecnologia Mauá. Executive acting in Information Technology in SaaS (Software as a Service), with focus on the civil construction market. Responsible for the development of IT (systems, infrastructure, web and support) products and implementation, maintenance and commercialization strategies offerede by AutoDoc.
CTE is committed with Corporate Socioenvironmental Responsibility practices and values.
CTE SGI CERTIFICATION
CTE has its Integrated Management System (SGI – Sistema de Gestão Integrado) certified by ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 regulations in the following scopes: consulting in corporate management, technology, quality management systems, safety and evironment, sustainability, work planning and monitoring, project coordination, real estate enterprises structuring and management.
CTE SUSTAINABILITY MANIFESTO/h5>
(announced in 2007)
CTE – Centro de Tecnologia de Edificações, its employees and senior management acknowledge and declare the following:
• Sustainability is the great challenge for the present generation, thus admitting, as the international community does, that preserving the environment, respecting the human rights, labor practices and acting in an ethical, socially responsible way are universal principles and values, fundamental for the construction of a sustainable society.
• CTE takes over a distinct role in the diffusion of concepts and applicable methodologies for companies and ventures in the productive chain, since sustainability has been taking an ever so important role for the corporate world and for the construction sector companies' businesses.
• All people are equal and have equal rights for protection against any forms of prejudice in hiring, payment, training, promotion, contract ending or retirement due to race, ethnicity, social class, nationality, religion, disabilities, gender, sexual orientation, political or union affiliation, or age.
• CTE is commited with minimizing and managing its environmental impacts in the most efficient way, reducing waste by sending its rubbish for recycling and by using water and energy in a rational way for the full development of its activities.
• This way, the search for sustainability, more than just a corporate value, is a public commitment and an action strategy taken by its senior management and all its employees.
CTE IS AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES:
CTE joined Ethos Institute in 2006, when it started to commit with the subject and practices of Social Corporate Responsibility in its activities and businesses, as well as the diffusion of the RSE concept for the public with whom it interacts. www.ethos.org.br
U.N. Global Compact
CTE became a signer of U.N. Global Compact and adopted in its business practices the fundamental and internationally accepted values in human rights, work relationships, environment, and corruption warfare, reflected in the 10 principles of the Compact. www.unglobalcompact.org
CTE became a PRI signer in 2013 and adopted the six Principles for the Responsible Investment, becoming a part of the international investors network that acknowledge the corporate governance, environmental and social matters in investment practices, working together for the development of a sustainable global financial system. www.unpri.org
CTE chairman Roberto de Souza was founding member of Conselho Brasileiro de Construção Sustentável ( Sustainable Construction Brazilian Council) in 2007, whose goal is to contribute to the generation and dissemination of knowledge and good sustainability practices in civil construction. Since 2008, CTE is a member of this entity. www.cbcs.org.br
Since 2006 CTE is a U.S. Green Building Council member, the responsible entity for developing the LEED® model (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) of evironmental certification for buildings. CTE is today a leading company in LEED® certification consulting in Brazil. www.usgbc.org
CTE is a member of Brazil's Green Building Council since 2008. The company's mission is to develop the sustainable industry in Brazil and we chose to spread the LEED® certification throughout the market. www.gbcbrasil.org.br
CTE CORPORATE UNIVERSITY
In 2012 the company created CTE Corporate University, a strategic environment for knowledge development and learning of its employees, based on the following standards:
1. Knowledge sharing and CTE's DNA
2. Innovation as competitive differential
3. Individual Development Plan Management for each employee
4. Develoment of Leaders and Managers
5. Development of Corporate Programs
6. Communication with Stakeholders
CTE SUSTAINABILITY REPORTS
Here are CTE Sustainability Reports, featuring the evolution of the organization and its sustainability practices along the years. Click the image to see them.