British Land ahead of embodied carbon schedule with One Click LCA
British Land has set an industry-leading target for reducing embodied carbon by 50% by 2030 and committed to make all developments delivered after April 2020 net zero carbon.
To deliver on these targets, British Land uses One Click LCA to conduct whole life carbon assessments for all new developments, refurbishments and Category A fit-outs. The assessments are performed across all the project stages from planning to completion, as well as for standing assets already in use.
Last month British Land announced that they have already reduced average embodied carbon across their portfolio to 640 kg CO2e/sqm, a third less than the industry average.
Although British Land is ahead of their schedule, work on decarbonisation continues to meet their ambitious portfolio carbon target.
Panu Pasanen, CEO of One Click LCA said: “We’re very proud to support British Land in implementation of their net-zero pathway, which sets a standard for the industry to follow. They have already made impressive progress and we work to go even further together.”
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One Click LCA is a leading Life Cycle Assessment and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) generation software for the construction industry. One Click LCA helps to decarbonize building and infrastructure projects, create product EPDs, benchmark low-carbon products, and projects, and to create corporate greenhouse gas reports. It is used in more than 130 countries, includes the world’s largest construction sector database, and supports over 60 standards and certifications.
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British Land is one of Europe’s largest listed real estate investment companies with a portfolio of high-quality commercial property, mainly in London, as well as retail and fulfilment assets throughout the UK. In 2020 British Land published a sustainability strategy which includes a target to make their whole portfolio net zero carbon by 2030. The company also has a goal to create Places People Prefer, delivering the best, most sustainable places for customers and communities.
For more information visit: www.britishland.com
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