The built environment's forum for the future
The World Built Environment Forum is an initiative of RICS, the leading international professional body in the sector. We have a formal public interest remit and our work aims to ensure that markets operate in the best interests of society. Our mission is to advance discussions of critical importance to the built and natural environment, inspiring positive and sustainable change for a prosperous and inclusive future.
The World Built Environment Forum will:
To achieve net zero in the built environment, it is essential that embodied carbon is reduced. But as many low carbon materials are still far from widely available, taking consistent action now seems both costly and infeasible. How should we think about lowering embodied carbon in construction, what are the complexities and what strategies exist to reduce it right now?