May 4th, 2021

Cutting down embodied carbon

The real estate sector is just waking up to the fact that reducing operational emissions in the built environment is the easier part of the net zero carbon challenge – the more difficult part is tackling embodied carbon.

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February 25th, 2021

How smaller developers can steal a march on the path to net-zero carbon

Tackling climate change is, or should be, at the top of every real estate company’s agenda. The government has set out its plan to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 and “deliver the most ambitious environmental programme of any country in the world” through national and regional planning policy and increasingly rigorous building regulations. With the UN Climate Change Conference taking place in Glasgow this November – and with the Americans back at the table – the time for procrastination has passed.

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