Global green building sector to double by 2018

A major new survey reveals the proportion of building companies planning to secure green certification for over 60% of their projects will increase from 18% to 37% by 2018. Over 1000 professionals and 69 countries were surveyed for the report, carried out by Dodge Data & Analytics and United Technologies Corporation. “The survey shows that…

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Goodbye GRESB (until September)!

So that’s GRESB done.  This year we supported many of our clients to complete their GRESB submission on a pan-European basis. It may be an onerous and tough task to complete but I personally applaud the GRESB approach. The industry pays increasing attention to the survey results (released on 2nd September) and I believe, over time, that…

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Stanford encouraged to rid itself of fossil fuel investments

Three hundred professors at Stanford, including Nobel laureates and this year’s Fields medal winner, are calling on the university to rid itself of all fossil fuel investments, in a sign that the campus divestment movement is gathering force. In a letter to Stanford’s president, John Hennessy, and the board of trustees, made available exclusively to the…

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