18 October 2018

Behavioral change is key to carbon management in construction

The Carbon Infrastructure Transformation Tool (CITT) project seeks to develop an open access software tool for calculating and managing embodied carbon emissions for infrastructure construction projects. To deliver maximum value, the project also investigates the potential barriers and solutions to the adoption of carbon management within the infrastructure sector. This stage of the project is […]

4 March 2019

“Some industries would be bankrupt with the same material losses that you can find in the construction industry” 

The industries with the biggest climate impact are also where the biggest savings need to be made. “The construction industry is a traditional industry that tends to look inwards, but must look sideways to be able to achieve its tough climate targets,” says Mats Landén, Head of Corporate Partnerships, WWF Sweden. Through corporate partnerships the […]

22 March 2019

How to build a sustainability culture in the construction industry

“Creating a sustainability culture in the construction industry involves going “above and beyond” expectations”, concluded a recent webinar on embedding sustainability cultures in companies. The webinar sponsored by Reconomy, highlighted some of the overarching challenges and opportunities facing the sector in the drive to lower carbon emissions, waste, and resource usage. Construction is at a […]