Key Topics

In this section you will find resources and information on a number of themes that have underpinned many of our campaigns, both past and present.

Circular Economy

We need to move away from the linear model of ‘take, make, and waste’ to a sustainable and circular model of material flows.

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Cities and Communities

At UK-GBC we aren't just concerned with individual buildings - we are interested in the glue that binds the built environment together.

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Corporate Responsibility

Risk, reward, reputation or doing the right thing? The combination of these reasons create a compelling business case for corporate responsibility.

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Energy & Climate Change

45% of CO2 emissions in the UK come from energy used in our buildings. Our built environment is vital in the fight against climate change.

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Futures, Leadership and Innovation

The industry is recognising the need to look to start the conversations that will help us to prepare for and shape the future built environment.

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Knowledge and Skills

Sustainability is a complex subject and its application in the built environment is constantly changing.

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Natural Environment

The construction industry has a positive role to play in conserving existing natural environment

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New Build and Retrofit

It's vital that we tackle the challenge of making our new and existing buildings as sustainable as possible.

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