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Benefits of Green Buildings: part 3 – social benefits

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As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 – 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of the most recent research on the social benefits of green buildings. This post is part of a series which will explain why we should

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Benefits of Green Buildings: part two – economic benefits

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As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 – 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of the most recent research on the economic benefits of green buildings. This post is part of a series which will explain why we should

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Benefits of Green Buildings: part one – environmental benefits

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As World Green Building Week 2018 approaches (24 – 30 Sep), we thought we’d share some of the most recent research on the environmental benefits of green buildings. This post is part of a series which will explain why we should

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How to save water: a guide to reducing water consumption

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If you live in the UK, water may seem abundant. But those of us wanting to live a more sustainable life should be looking at ways we can save water, as treating wastewater is a very energy-intensive process of filtration, chemical

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25.06.18 – Hove Park’s Pavilion Tea House replacement gets the go ahead

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We are delighted that our proposed replacement for Hove Park’s Pavilion Tea House has received planning approval. Our japanese-inspired rebuild of the Pavilion Tea House in Hove Park will provide a much larger indoor and outdoor seating area for the

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The benefits of bioplastics (#SuperSmartMaterials)

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Bioplastics originate from biological material. We all know that oil and gas originate from biological organisms. But plastics derived from these natural oils and gases aren’t bioplastics. So, what is a bioplastic? One of the first synthetic plastics was made

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Built to Learn: how design affects learning outcomes

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There are many different variables that affect one’s ability to learn. In our new report, we break down how design affects learning outcomes and how we can increase cognition through design. Everyone in the education sector has similar core goals:

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Vision10: time for a green and clean industrial strategy

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Koru attended Vision10’s ‘Time for a green and clean industrial strategy’ parliamentary launch in Westminster, London. The insightful event discussed what government can do to boost green and clean growth, as well as how to tackle climate change. The main

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‘Making Global Goals Local Business’

Steve Kenzie, Executive Director of UNGC Network UK discussed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) andhow businesses implement them. Our most regular networker, Issi Rousseva, explained that she was shown some great examples of companies already implementing them successfully. Following this,

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