Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tweetchat Week: w/c 4th Feb 2014

Next week is shaping up to be a brilliant week of tweetchats and twitter based conversations. Checkout: European Green Build First up on Tuesday 4th Feb I will be interviewing  Building the Future (based in Catalonia, Romania and Brazil) with … Continue reading

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Understanding the Living Building Challenge

Discover why we think that the restorative sustainability thinking of the Living Building Challenge, as a philosophy, advocacy platform and a certification tool is vital to the UK sustainable construction. This spring we are holding two Understanding the Living Building Challenge … Continue reading

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BIM: Gaming Down Barriers

I had the opportunity to experience the gamers device, the Oculus Rift, at a recent Lancashire Construction Best Practice Club event on BIM, courtesy of Vin Sumners from Clicks and Links, taking a virtual tour through the Manchester Town Hall … Continue reading

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Entering the The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards could be good for you

Business is evolving, organisations big and small are taking new approaches to embedding sustainability and seeing results. The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards celebrates innovation and impact in corporate sustainability and the people who are making business better. Categories include the … Continue reading

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Improving key elements in SME sustainability practices

Environmental Leader reports on a new guide from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants that sets out 10 best practices to help SME’s use sustainability to benefit the environment, their bottom line, customers and society. Each tip is backed up with … Continue reading

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Sustainable Construction 10 years on – plus ca change?

Sorting through old papers over the holiday break, I came across this call to action from 2004 So why is the construction industry so slow in adopting sustainability principles?  There is more than enough sustainability knowledge in the marketplace to … Continue reading

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