COP21 was more than just the coming together of nations to offer fine words on tackling climate change. Last Decemberâ€™s UN summit finally saw agreement on a compelling target for carbon reductions.
For 25 years, BREEAM has challenged the construction industry to do better, driving improvements in standards in all areas which have led to regulatory change.
Since its launch in 1990, BREEAM has become known around the world as a mark of quality for sustainable construction.
The shortlists for the BREEAM Awards 2016 announced this week represent some of the finest examples of sustainable buildings around the world.
The latest BREEAM scheme to undergo its regular update is BREEAM International New Construction.