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11 MAY 2021

CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY PRAISED FOR PROGRESS ON NET ZERO AT B7 SUMMIT

Kwasi Kwarteng highlights ACE members' commitment to Net Zero designs

Hannah Vickers, chief executive of the Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and CO2nstructZero lead at the CLC, welcomes commitment to Net Zero design from leading consultancies.

This was highlighted by the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Industrial Strategy, Kwasi Kwarteng in a speech to the Business 7 Summit:

“I’m delighted to see ACE members among those demonstrating the leadership required if our industry is to play its part in helping society to meet its ambitious Net Zero targets.

“The UK’s leading global consultancy businesses are well advanced in achieving Net Zero on their direct emissions. In order to deliver significant reductions to society’s carbon emissions, these firms are now also committing to proactively shaping their clients’ decisions and approach. This means that more projects will start out with Net Zero at their core, delivering a positive knock-on effect along the entire construction supply chain.”

Read the full press release from the Construction Leadership Council (CLC).

James Ketchell

James Ketchell

Head of Communications

James leads communications at ACE and EIC. He also contributes to Infrastructure Intelligence.

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