UK Government 25 Year Environment Plan is … disappointing.

The UK Governments 25 Year Environment Plan (A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment) released yesterday should, on the face of it be a very significant document. Leaks and pre-issue comments from Gove in particular, hinted at great things in respect to addressing plastic, aligning health benefits of nature with healthcare […]

Ecologically Rethinking Construction

Jonathan Dawson, head of economics at Schumacher College, writing on Guardian Sustainable Business asked “How do we redesign a new economic theory framed by ecological systems?” A question we need to ask and start addressing within the built environment. We are seeing a new vocabulary emerging with concepts such as biomimicry, zero or net energy, water and environmental impact, […]

Construction Carbon Cost and Risk Management

Having effective scenario planning in place within a construction business is essential to developing effective forward looking strategies that protect the business into the future and provide resilience against change. One of our current uncertainties is related to the price of carbon, and how once the price of carbon has been fixed, how that will […]