Briefing

Credible data driving environmental performance improvements

Earlier this month, BRE Digital Tools’ Jo Goodwin sat with Callum Scott, Project Sustainability Manager for Canary Wharf Contractors Limited, (CWCL) the construction arm of the Canary Wharf Group, to find out more about their experiences with BRE SMARTWaste and how this helps their business. Callum talks about how sustainability is key for CWCL, along…
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COP21 needs industry-led support BREEAM offers

COP21 was more than just the coming together of nations to offer fine words on tackling climate change. Last December’s UN summit finally saw agreement on a compelling target for carbon reductions against the background of a growing consensus that man-made climate change would have increasing and irreversible results if not arrested. Although in the…
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The Infrastructure Footprint

The announcement last year that the Government was establishing the National Infrastructure Commission (a policy proposal developed under Ed Miliband’s leadership of the Labour party in the previous term of Parliament) was greeted positively by the many large players in the world of infrastructure. The appointment of Lord Adonis to the helm was also roundly…
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Footprint Forum Report: City living under threat

CLIMATE CHANGE poses a real risk to the world’s growing urban populations, according to experts gathered at Footprint Forum.The sight recently of athletes running the Beijing marathon wearing gasmasks in an attempt to protect themselves from hazardous smog is a startling reminder of the effects of carbon emissions on cities. China’s high air pollution levels,…
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