High Net Zero: Why high-net-worth buyers are investing in sustainable neighbourhoods


Overseeing the delivery of around 3,000 net zero homes in Canada Water – a 53-acre regeneration scheme in London – Emma Cariaga, who jointly leads the project and residential at British Land, marks Decarbonisation Day at COP27 by sharing thoughts on the emerging priorities of eco-conscious prime buyers.

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Emma Cariaga

Head of Residential at British Land

Emma jointly leads the development of Canada Water, a 53 acre development project in Central London. She joined the Executive Committee in 2019. Emma is a Non-Executive Director of Assura plc, a Non-Executive Director of TEDI-London, a higher education provider for future engineers founded by Arizona State University, King’s College London & UNSW Sydney and Chairs a government panel on the sustainable economic and housing growth in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc. Emma joined British Land in 2014 from Landsec where she delivered a number of Central London developments as well as overseeing their strategic land portfolio. Prior to this, Emma held development and land management roles at Barratt and Crest Nicholson.

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