21 June 2011
ever-growing body of guidance and advice about carbon, understanding what can be done to make a difference is
one of the biggest challenges facing the construction industry. That is why the Chartered Institute of Building
has launched its online Carbon Action 2050 plan for the built
The Institute’s Carbon Action 2050 plan is a free interactive online tool that
provides key guidance on every facet of a building’s lifecycle from design through construction and beyond. The
portal has been developed over the last twelve months by CIOB members who work in design, building control,
education, project management, facilities management, conservation and sustainability. The overall aim is to
focus on innovation and best practice that will make an immediate difference.
As part of the plan the CIOB has committed to report and manage its own carbon
emissions by signing up to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standard.
For further information please visit www.carbonaction2050.com/