Dangerously slow progress on adapting the UK’s built environment to the new normal of rapidly changing climate
New analysis published by UKGBC on ‘Nature Day’ at COP28 concludes that the UK’s built environment is severely under-equipped to adapt to our changing climate.
8 Dec, 2023
First update of the UK Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap, the built environment’s action plan to 2050 developed by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), reveals significant lack of progress and policy gaps
6 Dec, 2023
Delivering Biodiversity Net Gain can transform the UK’s built environment – but only if we prevent loopholes
UKGBC responds to publication of Government guidance for understanding Biodiversity Net Gain, including draft statutory instruments, and other background information.
29 Nov, 2023
UKGBC responds to the Autumn Statement which was announced by the Chancellor, Jeremey Hunt, on 22nd November 2023 and set out the Government’s economic priorities for the next year
22 Nov, 2023
Strong Taskforce recommendations for decarbonising Scottish homes should shape ambitious policy commitments
UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) responds to the first report of Scotland’s Green Heat Finance Taskforce, which sets out key recommendations designed to expand and accelerate decarbonisation in Scotland
22 Nov, 2023
delivering sustainable construction Construction industry empowered to improve the transparency of embodied carbon assessments, through new guidance published by UKGBC.
16 Nov, 2023
New ministers must make the most of the coming months to transform the built environment for net zero
The latest Government reshuffle has brought new ministers in to critical positions with responsibility for managing and greening the built environment.
14 Nov, 2023
UKGBC responds to the King’s Speech on 7th November 2023
7 Nov, 2023
UKGBC responds to latest assessment by the Climate Change Committee and political developments.
13 Oct, 2023
The Climate Resilience Roadmap will set metrics to help measure climate resilience, establish urgent priorities and industry-wide targets, as well as pinpoint essential actions and policies to achieve them.
6 Oct, 2023
Over 100 leading businesses have joined the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) in writing to…
3 Oct, 2023
The report highlights the critical need and key next steps to decarbonise our existing homes and buildings.
28 Sep, 2023
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