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Social value guidance for LAs published by UKGBC

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has released its latest guidance document, detailing how local authorities can help ensure that new construction and property development in their area positively impacts people and communities by delivering social value. ‘Driving social value ...

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Innovation Lab Enters Next Phase

Carillion has joined Canary Wharf Group, Land Securities and Marks & Spencer as a lead partner on the UK Green Building Council’s (UK-GBC) Innovation Lab, delivered in collaboration with Switch On Worldwide.  The international provider of integrated support services completes ...

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UK-GBC launches its first ‘Innovation Lab’

A new approach to innovation in the built environment has been launched by the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC). The ‘Innovation Lab’ programme consists of a number of workshops which aim to identify and address systemic challenges facing businesses within ...

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UK-GBC Future Leaders programme announces class of 2017

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has revealed the names of 24 sustainability professionals who have been selected to embark on its Future Leaders programme 2017. Now in its fourth year, the programme brings together professionals in the early stages of their ...

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Property and construction industry calls for low carbon leadership

An alliance of leading organisations from across the property and construction industry is calling on the sector to maintain its focus on decarbonisation, regardless of the outcomes of the EU exit negotiations. A total of 18 organisations, led by the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) and including ...

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Report calls for energy efficiency to be a national infrastructure priority

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has responded to a new report from the Aldersgate Group on the business case for a low carbon economy, which calls on government to make energy efficiency a national infrastructure priority. The report, A ...

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UK Green Building Council appoints new chief executive

The UK Green Building Council’s Board of Trustees has appointed Julie Hirigoyen as its new chief executive, following an extensive recruitment process, which attracted an extremely strong field of applicants. She will take the role over from Paul King in April ...

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UK’s first embodied carbon database for buildings launches

Yesterday (10 April) saw the launch of a publicly available database to capture embodied carbon data for whole buildings. The launch of the database, which was timed to mark embodied carbon week (7-11 April), supports joint government and industry ambition to ...

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Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme launches to mixed reviews

“Only for the rich” or “good for some and better for others” – the industry response to the government’s new, domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) scheme is certainly mixed. But is it any surprise that those not standing to benefit from the scheme’s ...

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Green hotel practice recognition programme extended to Europe

An international travel website has today announced plans to extend a programme that highlights hotels that are engaging in environmentally friendly practices – into Europe. The programme, which up until now has only been offered in the America, awards qualifying hotels ...

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