How to reduce Energy Demand in the Commercial Sector? Westminster Sustainable Business Forum and Carbon Connect; 2013 This report calls for greater investment in commercial sector energy efficiency to convert a threat to profitability into an opportunity for business. It makes recommendations to Government on how it can help stimulate the market.
Choosing and Managing an Energy Efficient Space RICS; 2013 A Best Practice Guide for SME Commercial Office Tenants, offering advice on choosing office space for lease and shows how you can benefit by choosing a space that is energy efficient.
A New Era in Building Partnerships World Green Building Council; 2013 In a world of increasing fragmentation in green building policy, this document provides case studies and discusses the key principles for collaborative policy making in building partnerships.
UK Carbon Reporting Survey – Lip Service or Leadership? Deloitte; 2013 An interesting debate on the potential impact of the new emissions reporting law affecting UK companies from October 2013 on investment and company performance.
Sustainability in the Built Environment Dalen & Grant Thornton; 2013 A video of Jason Plent, Group Managing Director of Dalen, discussing the value of sustainability in buildings with Jane Stevensen, Head of Sustainability at Grant Thornton.
Achieving Energy Efficiency Through Behaviour Change: What does it take? European Environment Agency; 2013 A report addressing the difficulties and opportunities in linking the EU Energy Efficiency Directive to effective emissions reductions by changing human behavior.
The Business Case for Green Building: A Review of the Costs and Benefits to Developers, Investors and Occupants World Green Building Council; 2013 A compelling collection of global evidence of the benefits of green buildings and why we should invest in sustainability across the lifecycle of a building.
2012 GRESB Report Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark; 2012 A survey report discussing the relevance of sustainability for real estate investors, and how best practice benchmarks have changed over the past year.