NatWest launches free green construction skills programme

NatWest has teamed up with the Supply Chain Sustainability School for a free retrofit training course

HS2 contractor pledges to use net zero concrete by 2050

SCS has set short-term goals for buying 30% lower emission concrete in 2025, with this rising to 50% five years later

Low carbon housing company bags £20m investment

This will see the firm build a new factory in Corby, which it claims will be able to manufacture 4,000 low carbon homes each year

Construction company switches to low carbon concrete for all sites

Its concrete uses ground granulated blast-furnace slag and pulverised fly ash, which are both industrial by-products that have a much lower carbon footprint

‘Net zero could see retail slapped with £90bn bill’

It will face the bill due to building upgrades from new net zero standards, a report has claimed

Building an airport with green steel?

A company is refurbishing an airport in Spain with green steel – which will reduce the carbon footprint by 40%

‘Demolition of Glasgow flats will lead to huge carbon emissions’

An architect is calling for refurbishment over demolition

‘Different materials could see cement emissions drop by 40%’

Cement is to blame for 7% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions

Buildings make up 25% of global emissions – how do we slash this?

Tune into this week’s Net Hero Podcast to learn about how the places we live and work in contribute to the world’s carbon footprint and how we can change this

BAM sets 2026 net zero target

It has stated it will not include offsets in its aim