• Renewable Energy Procurement & Carbon Offsetting Guidance

    UKGBC publishes guidance on the procurement of high-quality renewable energy and carbon offsets for net zero buildings in the UK

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  • Framework for Defining Social Value

    UKGBC’s new framework addresses the challenge of defining social value in a way which is applicable and useful for all projects and places

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  • We must deliver a just transition to net zero

    As momentum builds around the race to zero, UKGBC investigates how our transition to net zero can be a just transition.

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  • 2020 saw strong growth in UKGBC membership

    Since January 2020, UKGBC membership has grown by 16%, and in the first week of 2021, the number of member organisations reached 500.

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  • Unlocking the Delivery of Net Zero Carbon Buildings

    UKGBC has published new guidance examining how current barriers to the delivery of net zero carbon buildings can be overcome.

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  • The Retrofit Playbook

    This resource is designed to support local and combined authorities in developing retrofit policies and initiatives, through sharing best practice and guidance.

    Download a copy here
  • Interactive Policy Map

    UKGBC has launched an interactive map highlighting leading examples of domestic retrofit and new build policies from local  authorities across the UK.

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  • Building the Case for Net Zero

    UKGBC has published a feasibility study into the design, delivery and cost of new net zero carbon buildings.

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  • Nature-based solutions to the climate emergency: The benefits to business and society

    This report is a curation of the existing evidence that demonstrates the economic, environmental and societal benefits that nature-based solutions provide.

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  • Impact Report 2019-20

    UKGBC’s Impact Report 2019-20 profiles some of our achievements over the last financial year. We ended the year contemplating an uncertain future and how we can achieve our outcomes whilst recovering from a global pandemic, however we are quietly confident a tipping point for climate action has been reached.

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  • Open Innovation Levels Framework

    A resource produced by UKGBC and Sustainable Ventures (SV) to enable open innovation with the goal of reducing the climate impacts of the built environment.

    Download Framework here
  • Delivering Social Value: Measurement

    UKGBC has published new guidance designed to demystify the practice of measuring the social value of buildings and places.

    Download guidance here
  • Circular Economy Implementation Packs

    UKGBC has published two new Implementation Packs to support project teams in applying circular principles in relation to reuse and Products as a Service (PaaS).

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  • UKGBC Plan FY2020-21

    The UKGBC Plan FY2020-21 provides an overview of our programme of activities for the next financial year. We stand firm in supporting our colleagues, members ​and friends during the COVID-19 crisis while continuing to maintain momentum to progress our mission to radically improve the sustainability of the built environment.

    View the Plan FY2020-21
  • Virtual Learning Portfolio

    UKGBC has launched a new Virtual Learning Portfolio including resource packs, course mail, webinars and programmes to help members and wider industry continue to learn, collaborate and connect in the current crisis. 

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  • Net zero carbon: energy performance targets for offices

    UKGBC has published new energy performance targets for commercial offices that are aiming to achieve net zero carbon in operation.

    Download the report here
  • Climate resilience and embracing nature: An ambition for the built environment

    UKGBC, together with its members and wider industry, have created an ambition which we hope acts as a focal point to galvanise industry action on responding to the climate and ecological crisis.

    Download the report here
  • UKGBC has launched a Climate Commitment Platform, an online tool designed to profile the headline commitments and carbon targets of built environment organisations. Alongside member commitments, the platform features a Climate Leadership Model for the industry.

    Visit the Climate Commitment Platform and Climate Leadership Model
  • Guide to Scope 3 Reporting in Commercial Real Estate

    UKGBC has developed a guide to support commercial real estate companies with scope 3 reporting and improve the overall understanding of scope 3 emissions within the sector.

    Download the guide here
  • Impact Report 2018-19

    Each year we publish an Impact Report to capture the overall scale of our activities, and the change which they have brought about in the four levels we believe we can influence change – namely amongst professionals, businesses, places and the built environment sector as a whole.


    Download the Impact Report here
  • Net Zero Carbon Buildings: A Framework Definition

    UKGBC has developed a framework definition for net zero carbon buildings.

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  • Learning and Development

    UKGBC has a wide range of learning opportunities on a host of sustainability related topics. We offer courses for everyone and every level of expertise. Our course schedule maps out the learning opportunities through the next year.

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  • Policy & Advocacy

    UKGBC will be providing opportunities for members to keep up to speed with, and influence, a number of crucial policy areas.

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