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Building a sustainable future

Amey Consulting’s Managing Director Alex Gilbert warns that the UK needs new skills and new thinking if it is to meet its net zero targets The need to build a more sustainable future is not in doubt. Tackling climate change ...

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Built environment is not moving fast enough to decarbonise building stock

The latest annual sustainability report produced by RICS and World Built Environment Forum has revealed while the built environment is going in the right direction, it is still not moving fast enough to decarbonise building stock. The 2021 report, which ...

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Findings reveal many organisations view climate change as more pressing than coronavirus

Sustainability consultant, ETL, has consulted with public and private sector organisations and found that 63 per cent of those asked believe climate change is much more pressing than coronavirus. The findings also revealed that 75 per cent of respondents strongly ...

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Plastic as a material has a key role to play in reducing carbon emissions

A new report commissioned by Veolia and published by Imperial College highlights the importance of plastic as a material compared to alternatives when examining the carbon emissions. The report titled ‘Examining Material Evidence – The Carbon Fingerprint’ analysed over 70 life-cycle assessments ...

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Energy performance contracts: the seldom-used tool that can unlock greater efficiency

Lee Stokes, Head of Sustainability Solutions & Innovation, Mitie Energy The 2016 Paris Agreement was a watershed moment for international action on climate change. With 195 signatories, the accord has forced governments into action, with many looking to enshrine ‘net ...

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