Tesco tops inaugural Global Governance Real Estate 100 League Table

Tesco tops inaugural Global Governance Real Estate 100 League Table, amidst results showing the average combined score achieved is less than 25% Tesco plc has topped the inaugural Global Governance Real Estate (RE) 100 League Table. The new index ranks the compliance and conformance with the UK Modern Slavery Act (MSA) (2015) and good practice … Continue reading “Tesco tops inaugural Global Governance Real Estate 100 League Table”

BREEAM takes Chinese lessons

How ‘green’ is construction in China? How does it compare to Europe & North America? How quickly is the industry developing? These were some of the questions in my mind as I ventured on my first trip to the country. And whilst I don’t profess to now have all the answers, I learned a lot … Continue reading “BREEAM takes Chinese lessons”

Connecting people and place: the benefits of a Digital Built Britain

With the BRE Cities Convention just a few weeks away, two of our speakers and both leading lights of the built environment world provide an insight into what is really driving connected, smart places and a Digital Built Britain. “The drive for a Digital Built Britain resulted from the pressing need for a more productive, … Continue reading “Connecting people and place: the benefits of a Digital Built Britain”

EMEX 2018 – How High-Performance Protects an Asset and Increases Bottom Line

EMEX 2018 takes place over two days in November at London ExCel. Energy is a cost to most organisations that has grown as a proportion of overall expenditure in recent years. However there is considerable potential within most organisations to make large energy cost and carbon emission savings through the installation of energy efficiency measures. … Continue reading “EMEX 2018 – How High-Performance Protects an Asset and Increases Bottom Line”

Marks & Spencer Group tops inaugural Global Governance FTSE 100 League Table

Marks & Spencer Group tops inaugural Global Governance FTSE 100 League Table, amidst results showing the average combined score achieved is less than 50% MARKS & SPENCER GROUP PLC has topped the inaugural Global Governance FTSE 100 League Table. The new index ranks Britain’s largest publicly listed organisations’ compliance and conformance with the UK Modern … Continue reading “Marks & Spencer Group tops inaugural Global Governance FTSE 100 League Table”

Working Together for Disaster Relief – Private Sector Engagement in Humanitarian Action

On the 8th of February BRE will be hosting the Working Together for Disaster Relief conference, which aims to bring professional and financial services, manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors together with humanitarian actors to examine ways that these groups can work together in post-disaster reconstruction and development. Held collaboratively with Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Save the … Continue reading “Working Together for Disaster Relief – Private Sector Engagement in Humanitarian Action”

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2018: – QSAND supporting the reduction in direct disaster economic losses

The International Day for Disaster Reduction, held every 13th October, celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters. Each year a different theme of disaster reduction is highlighted, and for 2018 the focus is on reduction of economic losses as a result of disasters globally. This corresponds to target … Continue reading “International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2018: – QSAND supporting the reduction in direct disaster economic losses”

Vietnamese Government and BRE sign agreement on sustainable infrastructure, smart cities and green buildings

Today in Vietnam’s capital city Hanoi, BRE signed a memorandum of understanding with the Department of Science, Technology and Environment (DOSTE) – part of Vietnam’s Ministry of Construction (VNMOC) – on sustainable infrastructure, smart cities and green buildings.  The signing ceremony formed part of the celebration of 45 years of diplomatic relations between the UK … Continue reading “Vietnamese Government and BRE sign agreement on sustainable infrastructure, smart cities and green buildings”