Hello, Mathieu here! On Wednesday, I had the chance to go to King’s College in London with Orivaldo, my supervisor, to attend a conference: “Brazil, what’s next? From the turmoil to the near future”. The lecture was opened by the ambassador of Brazil in the United Kingdom, Eduardo dos Santos, who then let room … Continue reading “Brazil, what’s next? Conference report”
Blogging is a strange occupation. One idea leads to another and before you know it, the blog takes on a life of its own and appears before your eyes. A bit like painting a picture. I can’t remember where I got the idea for this blog, but it has definitely grown legs. Why men need … Continue reading “Man caves”
Listening to customers’ feedback, the digital tools team has developed new reporting SMARTWaste features which will be added early in August 2016. This release is all about letting SMARTWaste users have access to the information they need, quickly and easily. We caught up with Priya Naik, Product Manager for both SMARTWaste and YellowJacket, and Amanda … Continue reading “3 things you should know about SMARTWaste’s new reporting software release”
The latest report from the Global Slavery Index reveals that modern slavery now affects 48 million people worldwide. ‘While the report cites the number of people affected in the UK at a relatively low 13,000, this figure doesn’t reflect the complex supply chains of most sectors, none more so than the construction sector,’says BRE’s Head … Continue reading “New Standard will help the construction sector to address modern slavery in supply chains”
The BRE Trust, in collaboration with the Worshipful Company of Constructors, would like to invite applicants for the Royal Charter International Research Award. We are seeking exceptional individuals from across the built environment sector to undertake an innovative, topical study relating to the theme – digital built environment. Potential topics include, but are not limited to: … Continue reading “Royal Charter International Research Award”
The BRE Group has entered into a collaboration with the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA) the leading Chinese government body responsible for providing international training to senior officials in the national, regional and local Government and to leading industrialists. The training will focus on sustainable development and resilience in the built environment as China’s … Continue reading “BRE to provide sustainable development training to senior Chinese Government officials”
BRE takes a cool look at air conditioning in non-domestic buildings. A newly published BRE report sheds important light on electricity usage by air conditioning in UK offices and retail environments. Comprising the findings of a two-year study commissioned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) – now part of the Department of … Continue reading “On air”
Land Rover BAR (Ben Ainslie Racing) are Britain’s entry in the America’s Cup, competitive sailing’s biggest prize and the oldest trophy in any international sport.
Land Rover BAR is a sports team and a business with long-term plans and long-term ambitions, one of which is to win the America’s Cup, competitive sailing’s biggest prize.
Greetings, Mathieu reporting! This week has been an interesting one so far, I met another few people, and thankfully the sun is finally out! Perhaps a bit too much, there is unfortunately no way to escape the heat. Even the fans cannot help us withstand such temperatures. Terrible, isn’t it? But you know, as the … Continue reading “Week 2: Alive and Kicking!”