BRE responds to reports that the UK Government is to delay new environmental building guidelines, which are designed to ensure developers leave the natural environment in a measurably improved state post build.
BRE has long argued that we urgently require a clear, long-term plan to transition our homes and buildings away from fossil fuel boilers and on to clean heat, and the announcements made by the Prime Minister could set us back substantially on this ambition.
Now is the time for businesses of all shapes and sizes to step up and take action to decarbonise their real estate assets, writes BRE Group’s James Fisher. The value case for sustainability has more or less completely flipped in the past few years. With COP26 fast approaching and the summit taking place on UK … Continue reading “Sustainable finance and net zero: Why investors cannot afford to be left behind”
says Breana Wheeler, BRE’s Director of US Operations The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) climate report has not only highlighted that global temperatures are likely to rise above all expectations but stressed how critical it is to meet the 1.5-degree target urgently. This has global repercussions and in the US, even the moderate … Continue reading “Why we must act now on net zero”