We are now living with climate change; its impacts being felt around the world. As a result, organisations need to redefine how they plan, invest, and operate. International regulation is reframing the investment landscape. Vital national commitments like net zero present different sectors of the economy with particular challenges, requiring detailed foresight and planning.
Arup helps organisations to evaluate the specific climate and sustainability issues they are facing now and in the future. We produce whole-organisation plans to prepare companies and organisations to become truly net zero. Our advice spans economic planning, environmental, energy and sustainability expertise, business strategy and regulatory compliance. Climate change is a challenge for all of us, we can help you recalibrate for the net zero era and maintain a thriving organisation.
Climate change has gone from global threat to boardroom priority. We are helping clients to explore their options, retool operations and prepare for truly sustainable development.” Paula Kirk Global Leader, Climate and Sustainability
Learn more about our net zero journey
In 2020, Arup committed to ensuring net zero across our operations by 2030. Our aim is to reduce emissions by 30%, which is equivalent to 40,800 tCO2e within 5 years of that commitment.
Greening the global economy – an Arup advisory perspective series
In the first of a series of articles exploring the green economy, we explore how as an economic model it not only reduces the impact of production and consumption on the environment, but creates a virtuous relationship between economic growth and environmental wellbeing.
Rebalancing and restoring our relationship with nature
Regenerative design is a process of restoring nature so humans and natural systems can co-exist and co-evolve in harmony. It is our pathway to a net-positive future, and a long-term shift to how humans interact with the natural environment, says Josef Hargrave. Read more
How whole life carbon emissions assessments will reshape data centres
Given that the impacts of the climate emergency are widespread, and that legislation continues to evolve and regulation tightens, the future of data centres will undoubtedly be shaped by their ability to reduce carbon emissions.
Urban Heat Snapshot
Arup's Urban Heat Snapshot reveals how the urban heat island effect is pushing up temperatures in cities like London, Madrid, Mumbai and Los Angeles. Discover how temperatures can vary significantly across neighbourhoods, the importance of proximity to vegetation and how poorer neighbourhoods are more likely to experience higher temperatures.