Environment

Building a sustainable built enviornment – On the path to Net Zero


How the sector can contribute to the transition to a net zero economy.

RICS launches 2023 Sustainability Report


The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has published its global sustainability report for 2023.

New flood scheme to better protect Worcester road from flooding


The £2.5m flood scheme will help defend 26 homes in Toronto Close, after flooding of recent years. Protection includes an embankment, wall and gates.

£450k scheme to better protect a Mytholmroyd school from flooding


A Mytholmroyd school hit by several devastating floods in Calderdale is more resilient to the impact of climate change following a £450,000 project.

New study highlights UK role in Australia’s wind energy growth


A new study highlights significant opportunities for the UK to share its windfarm expertise with Australia’s burgeoning offshore wind (OSW) market.

Tees programme launched to reduce flood risk and boost nature


A ground-breaking set of projects to help the River Tees Estuary adapt to climate change, restore valuable habitat for internationally important wildlife and reconnect the river’s tributaries has officially launched. 

Housebuilders struggle with ‘E’ in ESG


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

Government unblocks land for new homes


More than 100,000 new homes could be built following Government plans to release more land for development.

£29M upgrade for Humber flood defences


Work to help manage flood risk and improve infrastructure in north-east Lincolnshire has begun.