The planet vs planning

Planning has long been an area for debate and February signalled a great deal of change.

Five ways to reduce emissions in the built environment 

Innovators need to focus to reduce household emissions across the built environment in time for 2050.

Timber roadmap to boost construction and reduce emissions

New timber roadmap launched to boost UK construction and reduce emissions

Work begins on a major flood scheme in Lowdham

Work has begun on a new £26 million flood storage reservoir to better protect homes and businesses in the Nottinghamshire village of Lowdham from the devastation of flooding. 

Housebuilders struggle with ‘E’ in ESG

Housebuilder confidence high on delivering social value, but hard yards to come on environmental reporting.

Redefining excellence in I&L construction

As more businesses look to take ESG performance forward, there’s a growing need for the industrial and logistics property sector to benchmark its buildings.

Navigating net-zero: We have the tools, so why are we falling short?

Retrofitting is an essential element of net-zero says Regan Costello.

Exisiting tech can help reduce emissions by half

New report reveals that more than 50% of built environment emissions can be reduced with existing technology

SMEs recognise importance of net zero

New research shows that 82% of UK SME leaders recognise the importance of achieving net zero – but action risks being held back by cost pressures and lack of clarity.

In defence of offsets

With biodiversity targets confirmed, there are concerns that offsetting could lead to the same problems we have seen with carbon offsets.