26 Sep '14, 7am

Putting people at the heart of property - New blog by @bethambrose of @JLLupstream, a sponsor of @WorldGBC's report

I trained as an environmental scientist, and now as a sustainable property consultant I do spend quite a lot of time measuring and reporting on the environmental performance of buildings. But over the last few years I have also come to understand the importance of the social side of the sustainability equation - what a flourishing society looks like, and how the built environment contributes to that. This year in particular the issue of buildings’ impact on people has been directly brought home to me. I and a number of colleagues at JLL have been working with the World Green Building Council and industry experts from across the globe during the past year on fascinating research into how office buildings contribute to, or detract from, people’s health, wellbeing and productivity. I have realised that while we in the real estate sector are all working in and for buildings, t...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/opinion/putting-people-heart-property

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