The UK Green Building Council said the industry “urgently need clarity” from the Prime Minister on the budget to bring forward his 10 Point Plan, which has far-reaching implications for upgrading property.
Rishi Sunak, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, this week announced that, by 2025, a significant number of UK companies will be obliged to report on their climate-related financial risks, in line with recommendations from The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.
Sunand Prasad, incoming chair of the UK Green Building Council, said he plans to use the position to champion climate action in the property and construction industry and inspire the industry to adopt practical solutions to making buildings truly sustainable and regenerative by design.
Corporate technology accelerator, UP Ventures Group, has entered into partnership with the government’s Connected Places Catapult to create a programme for nurturing smart city solutions at MediaCityUK in Salford.
It’s simple, really. Open your space, with your face. Well, at least that’s the dream of these two companies; innDex, an emerging leader in construction site digitisation and automation; and Touchbyte, a pioneer in facial recognition technology.
The Luxembourg-based construction tech company, which uses naturally reinforced timber to create sustainable buildings, has hired ex-BlackBerry and Tesla executive Margareta Sailer as chief people officer.