UKGBC Launches 2025 Strategy to accelerate change towards critical 2030 date

Recently the UKGBC brought its Gold Leaf Members together for the first time since the pandemic for not only networking but also to share their new 2025 Strategy. The response was overwhelmingly positive, so they are sharing the document today with our wider membership and the industry.  They talk about it below: Why a 2025 Strategy?   The climate emergency remains the most pressing issue facing the built environment. It is directly responsible for 25% of total UK emissions, and as evidenced by UKGBC’s Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap, continuing…

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Sustainable Innovation Manual for the built environment launched by UKGBC

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has today launched its Sustainable Innovation Manual for the construction and property industry. The manual contains a step-by-step guide designed to help built environment professionals put sustainability and innovation at the heart of planning, decision-making, and project work. It includes practical templates to promote new thinking and help organise ideas. The manual is complimented by a separate Innovation Insights report packed full of case studies of sustainable innovation around the theme ‘how do we make space as agile as technology?’ These resources are products…

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UKGBC hits its Manchester growth target to support Mayor’s green city agenda

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has completed the first stage of its plan, announced in March, to significantly boost its presence in the Greater Manchester region. The establishment of the UKGBC Local Network in Manchester comes hot on the heels of Metro Mayor Andy Burnham’s commitment to make Manchester one of the leading green cities in Europe. Earlier this year, UKGBC acted as the buildings lead for the Greater Manchester Green Summit, providing insight on the unique challenges and opportunities for green buildings in the region. The UKGBC team…

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