Circular economy could deliver 80% of UK’s next carbon budget
By embedding circular economy principles in major policy frameworks, the UK could deliver 80% of the additional emissions cuts needed to meet its Fifth Carbon Budget, which covers 2028-2032.
Demand for construction workers close to 20-year high
The staff shortage in construction is continuing to bite, with 33,000 job vacancies for the period of April to June according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
SBTi to increase minimum target-setting requirements to 1.5C
The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is updating its strategic approach to increase the minimum ambition for corporate climate action from “well below 2C” to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels, as envisioned by the Paris Agreement.
August’s Featured Topic: Offsite
To build a more profitable and sustainable industry new and smarter construction techniques are needed. Offsite is making construction leaner, greener and more efficient.
Take a look at the selected resources below to start to develop your understanding on the importance of Offsite in the Construction sector.
Offsite Fundamentals -Systems – This interactive e-learning module provides an explanation of offsite, the common systems and materials used and the modern methods of construction hierarchy. Watch the Module>>
Offsite Procurement – John Skivington, Direct at LHC provides an overview of offsite procurement in this short video. Watch the Video>>
CIRIA Offsite Standardisation and Pre- Assembly Toolkit – This standardisation and pre-assembly procedure are applied through a series of reviews. Guidance on key issues for S&P workshops is also found in this tool. View the Toolkit>>
Benchmark your Sustainability Knowledge
Want to understand your sustainability knowledge level, and know how that compares to others in the sector? It’s easy to find out… just take an assessment today with our FREE tool. It’s designed to help you, or your company, assess your current level of knowledge and identify strengths and hot spots.
Once you’ve assessed, you get a tailored action plan – this list of 10 resources tells you where to focus your learning.