Arup commits to whole lifecycle carbon assessments for buildings

As a sponsor of the 2021 Getting to Zero Forum, Arup is committed to helping decarbonize the built environment. Here we’re highlighting an update on them following through with this commitment. 

Originally published by pbctoday: Arup has vowed to carry out whole lifecycle carbon assessments for all its buildings projects and to withdraw from fossil fuels from next year.

Adopting whole lifecycle carbon assessment will allow the global buildings sector to progress toward 50% carbon emissions reduction by 2030, argues Arup, and to contribute meaningfully to the Paris Agreement’s goal of preventing global warming from exceeding 1.5°C.

Arup believes the insights it will gain from conducting thousands of whole lifecycle carbon assessments each year, from April 2022, will help the built environment sector advance toward net zero.

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