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Understanding current business and built environment themes is essential for today's organisations and professionals.
Knowing where to start can be confusing, but this blog can provide a no nonsense awareness to what matters today.
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about martin brown
Improvement advocate in the built environment with a passion for social media, wildness, music, mountains, walking, cycling, astronomy, geostuff, outdoor, inspirations, dark skies, connectivity, edge of chaos, improvement, natural environment, CSR, built environment, virtual worlds, resilience, community enterprise ... and more
- Have we wasted a good crisis? Are you running on Square Wheels? wp.me/p1gC6-VK #construction 2 hours ago
- MT @AndreaLearned: Give yourself permission to be discovered | MT @thoughtleadrlab Roadblocks to Thought Leadership ht.ly/rsq2C 2 hours ago
- RT @GuardianSustBiz: We need the courage to recognise that old economic models cannot simply be given a circular economy makeover: http://t… 3 hours ago
- Brilliant from @wearewildthing: 'Instead of buying a boring old iPad for Christmas, get a stick' gu.com/p/3kp3m/tw via @guardian 13 hours ago
- Good to hear Blake Poland use Transition Town movement as example of social move toward equitable and resilient #sustainability 17 hours ago
Category Archives: route2zero
The world may not be ending today, but does the construction industry continue to waste as though there is no tomorrow?
OK, not all construction and indeed we have many exemplar, near-zero-waste construction projects , yet the industry continues to be wasteful, locked into a Take, Make, Waste attitude that contributes 40% of all waste. The last few weeks of Green Vision activity have highlighted … Continue reading
“suddenly the air smells much greener now” Listening to ‘These Streets’, lyrics by Paolo Nutini summed up the brilliant, inspiring Green Vision conference in Leeds – exploring CSR within the built environment. A mix of talks, presentations, round table discussions … Continue reading
“Break on through to the Other Side” sang Jim Morrison in the Doors way back in the 60s. Listening again recently started me thinking of how ‘sustainability’ could be ‘breaking through to the other side’ … to a time / … Continue reading
Snippets from todays launch of the Governments Response to the industry’s Innovation Growth Team Report: Business Minister Mark Prisk said: “An efficient, effective and profitable construction industry is at the heart of any growing economy. “Meeting the UK’s commitment to … Continue reading
For the first time the UK’s leading business group has set out its vision for a low-carbon economy in a series of climate change roadmaps. The roadmaps, called ‘Going the Distance’, set out a timetable of action to ensure carbon emissions … Continue reading
Mel Starrs over at Elemental has a great and useful article on local resources as seen from the LEED and BREEAM perspectives. Local materials, for local people (or a review of LEED credit MR5.1) Essential reading for those using these standards and grapling … Continue reading