Green Finance Strategy

Government’s Green Finance Strategy to tackle sustainable property

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Chloé Vaughan

Technological innovation and integration underpin the Government’s newly released Green Finance Strategy. The GFS sets out how the UK aims to fund Theresa May’s recent promise to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in an amendment to the Climate Change Act.

William Priest Geospatial Commission

Industry calls for clarity on geospatial data

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Paul Unger

More than 150 organisations including Knight Frank, Atkins, Deloitte, Jacobs and Costain have expressed their concerns about the current value and relevance of geographic information, such as addresses and maps on titles, to the government’s UK Geospatial Commission.

A Clearer Plan

Solving planning inefficiencies with open data

The rise of open data offers the potential for local authorities to ease the costly headache of paying consultants for evidence base documents as they prepare Local Plans, writes Stefan Webb of Future Cities Catapult.