Real Estate Talking Points: We need to talk about carbon

Following COP26, nations and corporations are under increased pressure to reduce carbon emissions. Given real estate and the built environment accounts for around 40% of global carbon emissions, the industry clearly has a huge role to play. Policy so far has largely focussed on operational carbon emissions, but this is changing.

In our latest talking points article, Jack Shand highlights the importance of embodied carbon and the implications for the real estate industry.