DEFINITION: The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) is world's longest established method of assessing, rating, and certifying the sustainability of buildings. BREEAM works to raise awareness amongst owners, occupiers, designers and operators of the benefits of taking a sustainability approach
JLL: Green offices more likely to bring in rent premium, less likely to sit empty
Property giant JLL has unveiled new research charting the financial benefits of investment in sustainable office buildings, including rent premium, future risk mitigation and higher tenancy rates.
Sir Robert McAlpine targets net-zero emissions by 2024
Building and civil engineering company Sir Robert McAlpine has announced a new public commitment to implement carbon reduction initiatives to reach net-zero emissions in the next five years.
Meet the sustainability leader: Energy Efficiency - Ibstock Brick
With entries now open for edie's Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020, this new feature series showcases the achievements of the 2019 winners and reveals their secrets to success. Up next: The winner of our Energy Efficiency Award, Ibstock Brick.
Sydney's renewables aim and Ikea's 'Outstanding' store: The sustainability success stories of the week
As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.
Ikea's new Greenwich store receives highest BREEAM sustainability rating
Home improvement retailer Ikea's Greenwich store has achieved sustainable construction certification BREEAM's 'Outstanding' status, just over two months after it opened.