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Our expertise in sustainability and climate change

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BRE is internationally recognised as a developer of sustainability standards, codes and methodologies for commercial buildings, homes, communities and infrastructure.

We are focused on boosting biodiversity

We are focused on boosting biodiversity and reducing the impact of climate change by providing science-led solutions, like our world-leading sustainability assessment method, BREEAM.

We can help support your ESG assessment and reporting to achieve your net zero carbon goals. Our services help customers track their asset performance and improve sustainability outcomes. Alongside our world-leading data, gathered through decades of testing and surveying, we also offer deep insight and strategic consulting. We guide leading organisations around the world to make sustainable, competitive decisions.

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BRE’s expertise and impact in sustainability

BRE’s expertise and impact in sustainability

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Science-led training in sustainability and climate change

With over a century-long hertitage of scientific rigour, BRE Academy offers a range of sustainable construction courses. From understanding the basics of net zero carbon, to training to become a fully qualified BREEAM Assessor, our expert trainers can upskill your teams to meet your sustainability goals.

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Reducing waste and encouraging recycling

Our purpose-built software can help you minimise the environmental impact of construction processes, materials and operations on site. With SmartWaste, you can monitor, measure and recycle site materials more responsibly than ever.

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A trusted source for data on sustainable materials, products and services

Our Green Book is a free online database of environmental products and services. The Green Guide to Specification provides data on the environmental impact of construction materials and components, from manufacture to usage and disposal. And as new sustainable methods are developed, BRE offers relevant testing standards, to provide the support you need to specify for reduced environmental impact.

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Supporting your journey to net zero carbon

BRE Strategic Advisory provides extensive insight and consultancy to help you develop and action a net zero carbon strategy for your organisation. We provide a range of professional, relevant resources and customisable services to suit your requirements.

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Leading the way in sustainable design

BRE provides sustainable design, construction and management advice for all types of buildings. We also offer a wide range of testing to assure the safety of new methods and techniques. At the BRE Science Park, we enable developers to test innovative designs, such as the ZeroBills home to improve sustainability, and achieve best practice standards.

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We are world-leaders in sustainability assessment

We are world-leaders in sustainability assessment

We’ve been leading the way in sustainability for decades, and our expertise was used to create world-leading BREEAM sustainable building standard. BRE’s sustainability assessment and certification scheme BREEAM Infrastructure is a world-recognised industry sustainability assessment and certification for infrastructure and civil engineering projects.

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