In this article in Building Magazine, XYZ Reality's Founder & CEO explores the critical journey to more sustainable infrastructure.
The ongoing climate crisis has cast a renewed light on the importance of sustainability across the globe. Estimated to be responsible for around 38% of carbon emissions worldwide, there’s no doubt there is still a great deal the construction industry must do to reduce carbon to an acceptable level and meet Net Zero 2050 targets.
However, without a more united and collaborative effort to implement more sustainable practices, this figure will continue to increase.
Fortunately, global Governments are taking the lead and influencing change, increasing pressure on the sector through green legislation and regulation, including the Environment Act 2021, aimed to reduce emissions, pollution and waste. It’s a good starting point but needs to go further, turning policy intention into substantial, positive results.
I believe the construction technology sector has an important role to play in achieving this low-carbon future, particularly through proving the efficacy of digital innovation to support greener ways of working...