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RICS launches new global edition of its ground-breaking Whole Life Carbon Assessment standard

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has launched the second edition of its ground breaking Whole Life Carbon Assessment for the Built Environment (WLCA) standard. First published in 2017 for the UK’s built environment sector, this 2023 edition is ...

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Relaunched Green Property Alliance to champion collaboration across commercial property sector

The Green Property Alliance (GPA) has announced its relaunch with a refreshed membership and a renewed purpose to stimulate industry-wide engagement on sustainability issues that impact on commercial property investment, development, management, and occupation. Originally launched in 2008, the GPA ...

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RICS granted observer status for COP28

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has been granted observer status for this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28), to be held from 30 November to 12 December at Expo City, Dubai. The institution, representing more than 134,000 ...

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The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers annual FM & Built Environment dinner

The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers annual livery dinner for FM and the Built Environment will take place on Tuesday 19th September 2023 at Haberdashers’ Hall in Central London. Held by the Pattenmakers every year, the Black Tie event celebrates the ...

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Just like new

The latest green buildings may be designed for sustainability, but the embodied carbon produced in their construction shouldn’t be overlooked. Shane Betts, Head of Corporate Business, Integral makes the case for retrofitting existing buildings instead When we think about sustainable ...

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UKGBC publishes insights into measurement and reporting of climate risks to physical assets

The UKGBC has published a landmark review of the strategies and processes that asset-owners can use to adapt and enhance their climate resilience. As buildings, infrastructure and physical assets around the world face increasing risk from more frequent and severe ...

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Taking a whole-life approach to asset management

It’s been well documented that a whole life asset management approach to a building’s maintenance and management can build value, reduce liabilities, and reduce costs. What initiatives and innovations can the built environment take to support a more strategic approach ...

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Magenta Associates reports positive first quarter to 2023

Magenta Associates, the communications specialist for the built environment, has reported significant growth in 2022/23 (20%) and 2021/22 (32%), along with a series of new architecture, design and construction contract wins, and several of its existing clients confirming that they ...

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Supply Chain Sustainability School continues to positively impact a sustainable UK built environment

The Supply Chain Sustainability School, a multi-award-winning initiative which represents a common approach to addressing sustainability within supply chains, has released its 2023 Impact Report.  The report surveyed over one thousand of its members across the country to get their ...

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UKGBC launches biodiversity guidance for the built environment

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new guidance to empower the built environment to deliver Biodiversity Net Gain. According to the UKGBC, alongside the climate crisis, we face an “ecological crisis” in which biodiversity in the UK is ...

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