the Edge Climate Action Round Table - 20th June 2019

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 | Debates

net-zero-cover-adviceOn the 20th June 2019 representatives from 25 built and natural environment and other stakeholder organisations met with the Chair of the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), Lord Deben, to discuss the need for action in the face of climate breakdown. The meeting accepted in full the CCC’s recommendations in their May 2019 report that the UK must and would be able to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and welcomed the Government’s announcement that this was shortly to be enshrined in legislation.

The following organisations* have now agreed to collaborate on an urgent and concerted response to achieving the 2050 target; to continue to work together to establish shared standards and practice; and to continue to develop professional resources, capacity and competencies within the sector capable of meeting that aim both domestically and internationally. The organisations have accepted the invitation of the CCC to co-operate on meeting the UK net zero carbon objectives.

  • British Standards Institution (BSI)
  • Commonwealth Association of Architects
  • Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)
  • Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)
  • Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
  • Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)
  • Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
  • Construction Products Association (CPA)
  • Forum for the Future
  • Good Homes Alliance
  • InnovateUK
  • Institute of Chartered Foresters+
  • Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA)
  • Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
  • Institution of Structural Engineers
  • Landscape Institute
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
  • Society for the Environment (SocEnv)
  • the Edge
  • UK Built Environment Advisory Group
  • UK Green Building Council (UKGBC)
  • University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

+ Institutions added following issue of Press Statement



Edge Climate Action Round Table Press Statement 190701
Committee on Climate Change Net Zero report
UKGBC - Net Zero Carbon Buildings: A Framework Definition

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