Our co-founder and CEO, RIshi Chowdhury contributed a piece for Estates Gazette, the trusted source of UK real estate intelligence, re a green recovery in the built world
COMMENT Buildings contribute to almost 40% of global carbon emissions. With over half of emissions coming from ongoing building operations it comes as no surprise that often the first port of call, in making progress towards net zero targets, is looking at reducing energy consumption or towards cleaner sources of energy.
While operational carbon contribution has been on the decline, embodied carbon – which has largely been neglected in comparison – has seen its contribution making up a greater proportion of a building’s carbon emissions.
To hit net zero targets, we need to call on stakeholders from across the industry to play a part in reducing the embodied carbon, not only from new buildings but also retrofits and dilapidations.
Read the full article on EGI here: https://www.egi.co.uk/news/spurring-a-green-recovery-across-all-stages-of-the-built-world/