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:
Far from homogenous, Africa is a vast and diverse continent. Though some cities make strikingly outsized economic contributions, African cities are often overlooked en bloc. How can Africa’s urban centres realise their undoubted promise?
The world is striving to resume normal service following the depths of the COVID-19 crisis. What measures can the industry take when operating in these uncertain times? How can it move away from damaging and divisive practices?
The European Commission has announced proposals to expand the EU emission trading system for fuel use in buildings and transport. How is the scheme designed to work, what is the impact on consumers, and will it really help the decarbonisation of the EU’s building stock?