26 Nov '13, 8am

We're backing an industry & Government initiative to cut 24m tonnes of carbon from infrastructure projects by 2050

The Infrastructure Carbon Review – which has been developed by the Infrastructure Working Group of the Green Construction Board as a sister document to the Infrastructure Cost Review - sets out a series of actions which could save the industry £1.5billion a year by 2050. The review was launched yesterday by Commercial Secretary to the Treasury Lord Deighton and Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon. UK-GBC members Arup, Atkins, Bam Nuttall, Balfour Beatty, Carillion, Heathrow, Laing O’Rourke, Mott Macdonald and Skanska all endorsed the initiative and will work with Government to implement, monitor and review progress against a set of pledged commitments. The Green Construction Board will host an event in early 2014 where industry will update Government on progress against these targets. Paul King, Chief Executive of the UK-GBC, said: “The Olympics clearly demonstrate...

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