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Strategic advisory net zero route map

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Develop and implement a net zero carbon route map for your organisation with our net zero strategic advisory services.

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Getting to net zero is a top priority for forward-thinking organisations. Stakeholders and investors expect to see meaningful carbon reduction initiatives, like transitioning to low carbon energy and decarbonisation. We can also support the effective use of sustainable products and methods that address social impacts and improve returns.

The challenges of creating a net zero route map

We understand that developing and successfully implementing a net zero strategy for your organisation can seem daunting.

  • Where do you begin to create a net zero route map?

  • How do you choose your goals?

  • How do your goals compare with your peers and competitors, and how will that affect your commercial standing?

  • What measures, methods and practices could be applied to achieve your goals?

  • Are you able to quantify the potential outcomes if you were to execute your plan?

How BRE strategic advisory can help

BRE strategic advisory provides extensive insight and consultancy to help clients create a net zero route map. We are able to supply a range of professional, relevant resources and customisable services.

Experienced consulting resource

Using BRE’s science and expertise to deliver proven sustainability strategies, we provide clients with independent advice and guidance.

Set the context, ambition and aims

We develop an understanding of the mission, your aspirations and aims for sustainability. We take all dimensions into account including site, design and materials.

Rapid evidence review

We bring together all the evidence: current and emerging national, regional and local policy, scientific research, financial initiatives, industry-led roadmaps, standards and working groups and policy initiatives from influential organisations linked to your operational landscape.

Internal stakeholder engagement

We engage the right people across company, departments, and teams to draw out the aspirations, potential opportunities, risks and synergies. We provide examples of good practice and create a better understanding of challenges and previous solutions. We identify potential barriers to moving forward and work with you to overcome them.

External stakeholder engagement

We engage with a range of current and potential future stakeholders using both client and BRE networks: supply chain, technical, trade, policy, financial, social, industry collaborators and customers.

Technical support and review

Identify the priorities: what should you tackle first? What measures can be taken to understand how you’re performing

We work with you to determine market capacity and review the supply chain. We can take a deep dive into priority technical themes including: energy, renewable technologies, ventilation, whole life carbon, embodied carbon, waste, climate resilience, social value, wider health and wellbeing issues, and the ageing population.

Vision and a bespoke bitesize route map

We help you develop a vision and roadmap to implement the mission. We use technical analysis and engagement to ensure that your route map is succinct and will have lasting impact.

Progress tracking

In combination with user-friendly tools and methodologies, such as SmartWaste, we provide ongoing, independent assessment and advice on the performance of the route map.


We provide benchmarks and performance indicator measurement to help you understand which strategies are successful, which areas need attention, and benchmark how they compare with your peers and competitors.

Holistic sustainability for your assets

We can help you start your asset’s journey to becoming a net zero carbon building with BRE’s world leading sustainability assessment method BREEAM. With a comprehensive approach, BREEAM enables asset owners to work towards net zero carbon by balancing ecological considerations, effective management, and efficient waste practices.

Benefits of BRE strategic advisory services

Working with us to create your net zero route map can realise benefits for your business.

Enhance your brand, reputation and stakeholder relationships

  • Evidence resource conservation, increased efficiency, and responsible and sustainable sourcing

  • Build confidence with investors

  • Demonstrate committed sustainability goals to inform increasingly enlightened customers.

Better manage risk

  • Recognise growing market demands and protect growth opportunities

  • Develop resilience against future climate change regulation.

Increase project value

  • Encourage innovation and competitiveness

  • Support achievement of BREEAM certification and the corresponding increase in asset value.

Save money

  • Identify materials that can be reused and recycled

  • Manage waste sustainably and at the highest value

  • Forecast outcomes and plan more effectively based upon more detailed and more accurate data.

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