Major UK housebuilder commits to net zero emissions by 2040

Barratt Developments has also set a target to ensure its new house types will be net zero carbon by 2030

One of the largest property development companies in the UK, Barratt Developments has unveiled a new commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2040.

The firm has also pledged to deliver low carbon homes for its customers and has set a target to ensure its new standard house types will be net zero carbon by 2030.

It has also committed to purchasing 100% of its operational electricity from renewable sources by 2025 - this is expected to reduce its emissions by a further 3,300 tonnes.

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