BRE Trust Aims

The Trust commissions research into the challenges faced by the built environment and publishes project findings which act as authoritative guidance to the construction industry. Through its activities, the Trust aims to achieve:

A higher quality built environment
Built facilities that offer improved functionality and value for money
A more efficient and sustainable construction sector with a higher level of innovative practice.

BRE Trust Vision and Mission

Our Vision

To enrich the lives and businesses of citizens by supporting the delivery of sustainable buildings, communities and cities.

Our Mission

To enable transformational change within the built environment through research, demonstration and education as a premier charitable Trust.


To grow the size and impact of the programme
To extend international research delivery and influence
To increase global outreach and engagement
To support integrated lifetime learning
To maintain and protect reputation and independence
To actively support the success of the built environment sector

BRE Trust Impact Sphere of influence

The research we carry out and the knowledge we generated helps those working across the built environment to create a better homes buildings, infrastructure and communities. We create impacts which influence social, environmental and economic change for the benefit of people. The BRE Trust impact sphere of influence has shown explicit focus on new international partnerships, extension of funding and impact and also actively supporting the uptake of innovation and extension of learning and skills in particular.