‘Energy-intensive businesses can’t go green on their own’

Ibstock and Total say the secret to their partnership’s green success has been a shared ambition to deliver net zero

One in three of the UK’s biggest businesses commit to net zero

The government is calling on more companies to ‘step up, follow suit and pledge to join the fight against climate change’

British Land’s science-based targets approved on journey to net zero

The real estate investment trust company has set targets to reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 51% by 2030

Government announces end of Green Homes Grant

A further £300 million funding has been promised for green home upgrades

Balfour Beatty teams up with academics to develop carbon calculator

The AutoBIM Carbon Calculator automatically links building information modelling data to embodied carbon data from the Inventory of Carbon and Energy database, an online source which provides energy and carbon information for construction materials

EAC calls on government to take urgent action on energy efficiency

The body said the government’s investments in efficiency are ‘woefully inadequate’

ENGIE lands £33m housing maintenance and repairs contract with Manchester City Council

ENGIE has a strong and established partnership with Manchester City Council, already delivering repairs and maintenance services to more than 400 council buildings across the city

AFC Energy and Mace join forces to decarbonise construction sites

Diesel generators will be replaced by hydrogen fuel cell alternatives to drive down emissions

Construction industry backs ‘National Retrofit Strategy’

The strategy calls for the government to invest an initial £5.3bn to help kickstart the retrofit market

UKGBC launches guide for procuring renewable energy and carbon offsetting

The guidance is intended to be used by building developers, designers, owners, occupiers and policymakers