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Why the Built Environment Sector is Getting On Board with Science Based Targets

22 March 2018
The built environment contributes to around a third of global greenhouse gas emissions1. If we are going to keep the global temperature increase to below 2°C, the built environment sector will need to play a significant role in transitioning to a... Read More

Embedding the Circular Economy in the Built Environment

06 March 2018
Technical Director Susan Harris looks at the scale of opportunity present in the Built Environment sector. She discusses how the solutions for circularity require taking an holistic view that goes beyond the Built Environment sphere to form part of... Read More

EDGE – Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies - PDF Guide

07 December 2017
What is EDGE? EDGE certification rewards developers who implement strategies to reduce energy and water use in their buildings, as well as embodied energy in materials. Read More

Four Ideas That Will Drive the Step-Change for a Sustainable Built Environment

01 October 2017
Globally, the built environment is an industry with huge influence on sustainability. It contributes 40% of global GDP[1] and is responsible for approximately 30% of energy consumption and associated GHG emissions[2]. This year, the World Green... Read More

How EDGE Can Help Drive More Sustainable Construction

28 September 2017
The built environment is growing at a phenomenal rate: big, established urban centres such as London are also enjoying a constant stream of renovation new developments, however, the rate of growth is overshadowed by that of emerging economies, which... Read More

Driving Sustainability Across the Built Environment - the Increasing Significance of Embodied Carbon

26 September 2017
World Green Building Week The buildings across our planet contribute to over a third of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. The built environment faces unprecedented challenges across energy security, carbon reduction, resource efficiency and... Read More

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) - PDF guide

25 September 2017
What are the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards? The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, commonly known as the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards, or MEES, are a set of legal requirements that aim to... Read More

Case Study: London Underground Infrastructure Carbon

07 July 2017
Infrastructure carbon – download our case study here Client’s objectives London Underground is a key part of the capital’s transportation infrastructure and has significant upgrade programs planned for the coming decades. Read More

Building Resilience and Responsibility Into the Construction Sector - PDF Guide

30 June 2017
From building more factories and offices to developing smarter, cleaner energy systems, creating infrastructure fit for the future is a priority across the world. Read More

Susan Harris to Join Anthesis Group as Technical Director

20 June 2017
London, June 20, 2017 - The Anthesis Group, a leading global sustainability services and solutions provider, has today announced the appointment of Susan Harris as Process and Resource Efficiency Technical Director, based in their London office. Read More

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