Sustainability

"We need a new approach" to encourage homeowners to go green, says John Rowlatt of De Montfort University

PRIME is a new framework and scoring mechanism, intended to help small businesses develop and refine their environmental, community and governance credentials.

First held in 1990, the biennial Ecocity World Summit brings the world's urban stakeholders together to discuss what can be done "to rebuild our human habitat in balance with living systems".

“We’re going to have to keep assessing whether we can, as a whole, as a country, afford to protect different parts of the landscape," says EA chief Emma Howard Boyd - suggesting the some communities will…

‘Perhaps the biggest surprise is that our most traditional agents have embraced the change with such positivity’, says John D Wood’s MD Polly Ogden Duffy

"There’s a huge benefit to everyone in the sector playing their part in the fight against climate change," says Leaders Romans Group "- both ethically and financially."

New homes, office blocks and supermarkets buildings - and many major renovations - in England must include charging facilities for electric cars.

A stately Georgian pile in Derbyshire and a glorious Scottish walled garden are amongst the winners of this year's Historic Houses Awards, dished out to recognise outstanding work by private owners of…

Four luxury property industry insiders - a buying agent, two estate agents and a property developer - share their thoughts on COP26, sustainability in the resi sector, and how business leaders can make…

The UK Green Building Council has set out a suite of "urgent measures and intervention" needed to bring the property sector up to sustainability scratch.

A high-profile swathe of central London has made big strides towards sustainability, including using 100% renewable energy, planting over 600,000 trees in England, and signing a Power Purchase Agreement …

Less than a quarter of surveyors think that a property’s energy efficiency rating has any impact at all on a its selling price, according to a new survey by the RICS.