All Climate crisis articles – Page 3

  • Smart tech net zero

    Residents are key to hitting net zero target


    Cutting carbon is crucial, but we also need to focus on how to improve the things we can’t directly control. We headed to Brighton last month for new property conference Footprint+. The event largely focused on how the property industry can improve its carbon footprint from infrastructure development, which is ...

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    Focusing on fundamentals is vital


    That the current environment is challenging is self-evident. The impacts of supply chain disruption, labour shortages and the rising cost of raw materials and energy have combined to deliver the highest rate of inflation for 40 years.

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    Meeting net-zero won’t be easy


    Making a net-zero pledge feels like a big step. It’s a public commitment on which you’re hanging your company’s reputation, and if you’re unclear exactly how your business will get there, you’re certainly not alone. The urgency of the climate crisis requires us all to learn on the job.

  • Net zero

    Net-zero buildings: tax incentives have role to play


    I read with interest your article ‘Coalition of industry bodies to develop UK net-zero carbon building standard’. The focus on ESG credentials of new and existing buildings was front and centre of the agenda at Mipim in March and also with the respondents of the Saffery Champness Real Estate Sentiment ...

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    Climate crisis: the onus is on us all


    The spike in energy prices affecting individuals and businesses across the country brings the imperative for more energy-efficient buildings even more into focus.

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    Q&A: Grosvenor head on biodiversity aims


    James Cochrane on Trumpington Meadows and teaming up with Wildlife Trust

  • Mill St hotel

    Helmsley Group’s York net zero hotel plan approved


    City of York Council has approved plans for an 82-bedroom, city-centre hotel that developer and investor Hemsley Group said would be one of the first in the UK to generate net-zero greenhouse gas emissions.

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    Grosvenor launches biodiversity strategy


    Grosvenor Property UK (GPUK) is rolling out a biodiversity strategy that it claims will create significant biodiversity net gain across the firm’s UK’s portfolios.

  • Disused building

    Are PDR conversions at odds with government green aims?


    Experts suggest current PDR system needs regulation to better account for sustainability and net zero.

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    Balancing viability and value


    Viability has always been a contentious topic, as local authorities and developers seek a balance between delivering value for the public through developer contributions while ensuring schemes are viable.

  • Climate change

    We all must be climate radicals


    When we were looking for a city to host last month’s inaugural CREtech Climate Global Leadership Summit, we wanted somewhere that reflected the ambitions of our attendees, who were global real estate sustainability leaders and tech pioneers.

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    Big interview with Julie Hirigoyen: ‘We need urgent climate action’


    Julie Hirigoyen, chief executive of the UK Green Building Council, tells Ifeoluwa Taiwo about its new 2025 strategy for the property sector and reveals what the government needs to do to close the policy gap.

  • Green office

    Office market bottom of the ESG performance table, says industry


    The office market has been judged as having the worst ESG performance in the real estate sector, whilst industrial properties are seen to be leading the way, according to new research from Deepki.

  • Orbit house building

    Orbit pledges to dedicate 30% of land to nature


    Orbit has pledged at least 30% of its estate to be used for nature by 2030 as part of a new approach to biodiversity.

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    Hayfield gets green light for 40 Buckinghamshire eco homes


    Hayfield has secured planning permission for Hayfield Crescent, a development of 40 zero carbon-ready homes on a site in Buckinghamshire.

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    Octopus and ilke Homes to deliver zero energy bill homes


    Octopus Energy and ilke Homes have entered into a partnership to roll out the UK’s first homes to guarantee residents zero energy bills.

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    Harworth appoints ESG specialist as non-executive director


    Harworth Group has appointed Marzia Zafar as a non-executive director.

  • Net zero

    MPs insist on net zero action


    An Environment Audit Committee (EAC) report published by MPs this week is calling for mandatory whole-life-carbon assessments for larger buildings, warning that “no progress has been made towards achieving net zero targets in the built environment”.

  • Office

    London office completions must double to hit ESG goal by 2030


    The pace of office completions will have to more than double if London office stock is to be upgraded to ESG requirements by 2030, Deloitte’s annual office crane survey reveals.

  • EV

    ​Generating revenue from EV charging


    As electric vehicle charging becomes compulsory on new developments, commercial landowners and developers could be in line for a share of the profits.