A rising tide of extreme weather

Weather proofing infrastructure

Recent flooding has reinforced the urgent need to future-proof public infrastructure against growing climate risk

Are AI and sustainability the perfect match?

AI sustainability

As with many tech solutions, artificial intelligence takes vast amounts of energy to create and implement but, given the many ways it can aid sustainability projects, do the pros outweigh the cons?

What is proptech?

It sounds like the latest tech trend to hit headlines and attract investment, but proptech is about more than digital transformation. Technology can help put purpose, culture shift and customer experience at the heart of the property sector

Can the circular economy in construction really work?

Sustainability requires a change in mindset as it’s not just a process of replacing materials with green alternatives. But can a circular economy ever be the norm for mass construction?

Human rights falter in grey areas of procurement policy

Workers are often the victims when there are gaps in legal procurement and ethical procurement, but businesses nowadays have a lot to lose as the lines between profit and social conscience are no longer so easily defined

Corporate purpose requires a mindset shift

A business's purpose must be core to its commercial offering, but requires company-wide transformation to deliver impact

Reuse, recycle: five brands show how it’s done

Five pioneering companies are using innovative methods to reuse and recycle textiles and other products that would otherwise go to landfill

The race to sustainability starts in the supply chain

From wine through the post to sports drinks in seaweed, packaging is visibly going green. However, there is a secondary sustainability story behind your sugarcane insect spray or bamboo toothbrush that too often goes untold