Harnessing our built environment and programme delivery experience, we define a tangible, durable and cost-effective path to net zero for our clients, and deliver transformational change to achieve their commitments.
Against the backdrop of the growing climate crisis, leading companies from all sectors are making pledges to reach net zero within relatively short horizons. More than 20 percent of the world's largest corporates, with sales of more than $14tn, have now committed to net-zero targets, but the roadmap to meet those commitments is often unclear.
For teams responsible for capital investments across diverse and complex portfolios – whether a tech company, government body, financial institution or a manufacturing business – they are facing an unprecedented challenge to decarbonise in a cost-effective and coordinated way.
Our approach to net zero
We translate our clients' net-zero commitments into a deliverable plan, grounded in commercial and carbon assurance. We apply a cross-discipline approach to deliver outcomes and drive consistency across the programme.
With a programme led approach, supported by our experts in sustainability, we connect strategy with delivery, setting out a coherent and practical plan that can be put into action across the organisation and accelerate progress towards net-zero goals.
Our programmatic approach breaks a complex problem down into manageable tasks, to provide the visibility, consistency and control our clients' needs along their journey.
Deep bench of 200+ sustainability experts and 8000+ built environment professionals across 49 countries, delivering capability and capacity which is fully scalable to large-scale decarbonisation programmes.
Leveraging our 75+ year heritage in programme, cost and commercial management, we effectively combine both capital and carbon expertise to drive strong commercial outcomes alongside net-zero progress.
Data and insight
Industry-leading technical and operational data, best practice and insight, driven through with our tried and tested delivery models and sustainability centre of excellence that shapes policy and industry-wide change.
Project case studies
From shaping global strategies to reach net-zero commitments, to retrofitting assets and delivering large-scale decarbonisation programmes – our experience spans all aspects of net zero for the built environment.
Heathrow Airport, sustainable procurement phase one, UK
Creating a bespoke tool to decarbonise Heathrow Airport’s supply chain.
AESC Douai battery gigafactory, France
Supporting the construction of AESC’s lithium-ion battery gigafactory to expand the company’s manufacturing base in Europe.
Shell Real Estate Zero by Thirty programme, Global
Shell Real Estate aims to decarbonise its global real estate portfolio of corporate offices and campuses by 2030 using a sustainability programme called ‘Zero by Thirty’.
Greater London Authority – Retrofit Accelerator Programmes, UK
The Greater London Authority’s Retrofit Accelerator programmes are breaking new ground as part of the Mayor of London’s ambitious agenda to make the capital a zero-carbon city.
Perspectives on net zero
Here’s a selection of our latest net-zero intelligence and insights from our sustainability and programme delivery experts.
Commercial matters: balancing the economy and sustainability in the UK
Amidst economic turbulence, the construction industry faces a pivotal crossroads. However, with careful planning, we believe these challenges can be transformed into opportunities.
Will regulatory evolution reshape the Middle Eastern construction industry?
In the run-up to COP28, we are exploring the recommendations and opportunities around a sustainable future in the construction industry.
New framework puts nature-related reporting in the spotlight
New reporting guidance will enable companies to integrate nature into decision making and support efforts to stem the loss of our natural world.
Develop a pragmatic net-zero strategy aligned with the business landscape and wider corporate objectives, taking a holistic view to validate carbon baseline and define opportunities for change.
Organise and prioritise quantified interventions to develop a year-by-year net-zero roadmap that is affordable and deliverable within a model with the right governance and accountability to execute the strategy.
Drive improved carbon performance using programme management approaches to develop and implement repeatable solutions, while assuring delivery against the roadmap milestones.
We’re proud to collaborate with government to scale up this necessary work and help increase the quality and speed of net-zero retrofit projects. Together with Turner & Townsend, we’re enabling social housing providers to cut carbon emissions and reduce heating costs for thousands of homes, tackling the climate emergency and the growing issue of fuel poverty. Shirley Rodrigues London’s Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy