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Revealing the reality: how do we measure and achieve net zero fit outs?
Although it’s becoming more commonplace to measure the emissions relating to a building’s frame and façade, until recently the fit out has too often escaped the analyst’s eye. But the fit out has huge implications for embodied carbon emissions. For the industry to become more sustainable, we need to measure embodied carbon more accurately and consistently.
Carbon offsetting in the neighbourhood
Tackling climate change always calls for bolder and bigger ideas. Local offsetting could help us to scale good intentions, accelerate net zero efforts and maximise the impacts we have in the community, from improved health and wellbeing to job creation, improved quality of social housing and equitable access to low emissions public transport, and more.
How cities are using policy to drive the circular economy transition
Reimagining how we design and build for greater sustainability and circularity is critical to addressing the climate crisis, and cities around the world are increasingly leveraging policy and strategy to advance the transition.