Sustainability in the built environment
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The Global Reporting Initiative has issued a new edition of its guidance on sustainability in the construction sector
Revised guidance on sustainability in the construction and real-estate sector has been published by the Global Reporting Initiative.
Construction and real estate sector supplement (version G3.1) provides guidance for anyone who invests in, develops, constructs, or manages buildings, establishing the principles and indicators for reporting business strategy and performance.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
In June 2021, the UK’s governing Conservative Party lost a by-election in Chesham and Amersham, a seat it had held for 47 years. The principal reasons reported as the cause of this defeat were proposed planning reforms and the promotion of housebuilding on greenfield sites across the south of England.
Half of consumers worldwide now consider the sustainability of food and drink itself, not just its packaging, when buying, a survey of 14,000 shoppers across 18 countries has discovered. This suggests that their understanding of sustainability is evolving to include wellbeing and nutrition, with sustainable packaging now considered standard.
The sale of new diesel and petrol heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) will be banned in the UK by 2040 under proposals unveiled in the government's transport decarbonisation plan yesterday.