Climate Change is the major issue of our time, and the construction industry represents 10% of UK carbon emissions and directly influences 47% of all national emissions, which puts the industry in a position of great responsibility and influence.
The National Federation of Builders Major Contractors Group is driving forward an open and frank discussion about deliverable solutions the sector can provide and how the Government can help reduce these barriers via a new report.
This report is a call to arms and represents the start of a transformation in the construction industry in which main contractors will play a critical role, alongside a Government willing to support the industry through regulation, guidance and funding. Massive carbon reduction will not just happen; it requires great commitment, vision and determination - and the time to start is now.
The CCLG is pleased to be one of many businesses, groups and individual experts that have outlined their role in the war on carbon - click the image below to hear from CCLG's Operations Director Gren Tipper: