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  • The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a ‘final warning’ on the climate crisis: act now, or it’s too late. To secure a liveable and sustainable future for all, it’s imperative tha ...
  • SRE is one of the UK’s leading sustainability consultancies. Founded in 2005, with a vision to ensure the built environment enhances life without costing the earth, SRE has been at the forefront of th ...
  • If you can cast your mind back beyond Partygate and all the dodgy deals over PPE, there was one remarkable story about Covid-19 which wasn’t covered much in the press. The Chinese made public the gene ...
  • Q&A with Karl Stansbie, Director at Hollis

    12 May 2023 Karl Stansbie, Director at Hollis
    "When it comes to ESG, the subject is in its infancy; there are lots of different people all working towards the same goal. We therefore look forward to having conversations with those who, like us, a ...
  • This June 6-8 in front of the FOOTPRINT+ marquee, each day there will be a full CAA approved flying display.
  • The built environment contributes significantly to the climate crisis. Susan Mantle, Technical Director at Heyne Tillett Steel, discusses five ways Structural Engineers can reduce carbon emissions - e ...
  • FOOTPRINT+ is at the forefront of the UK property industry's low-carbon future allowing professionals to discover the latest techniques whilst connecting with like-minded experts. Taking place on Brig ...
  • Emily you’re busy with your annual conference, FOOTPRINT+. What’s the latest? FOOTPRINT+ is a conference for the whole of the property industry, and all the related industries in the UK. We look at ho ...
  • Yesterday, Wood Store delivered recycled planter kits made of shuttering ply to Hortus Loci for our plant installation.

    In 2022 National Wood Recycling of which Wood Store are members, rescued nearly 24,000 tonnes of timber and sheet material from the waste stream. They prove how easy it is to divert construction waste to make something valuable.

  • Phoenix, Lewes is a low carbon neighbourhood for developer Human Nature, who plan to build from as many re-used, re-purposed, and bio-based materials as possible, reducing embodied carbon whilst still ...
  • Studio Egret West, on behalf of Oval Real Estate, have designed an ambitious mixed use scheme on the site of Albert Bridge House in central Manchester.  The existing site, currently dominated by surfa ...
  • Reducing carbon emissions is more than simply insulating and adding solar panels. Drawing focus to the energy efficiency of our existing buildings, our innovative approach to decarbonisation is founde ...
  • Boston is proposing that all new buildings hit Net Zero on opening

    25 Nov 2022 Tim Pyne, Creative Director, FOOTPRINT+
    Boston Planning & Development Agency has proposed that all larger new buildings in the city would be required to achieve ’net zero’ greenhouse emissions under city regulations as soon as they open. Th ...
  • Cratus Communications hosts local authority lounge

    03 Nov 2022 Cratus Communications
    Cratus have become the FOOTPRINT+ Strategic Public Affairs Partner and are joining forces with us to host a local authority lounge at FP23.  Cratus made this move because they view FP23 as the best ev ...
  • When the £3.2bn construction group Morgan Sindall approached us to become the first contractor to sponsor The Circular Economy at FOOTPRINT+ they described their initiatives to de-carbonise their supp ...
  • Delivering steel’s circular economy potential

    03 Nov 2022 The Institution of Structural Engineers
    The reuse of steel has accelerated into the mainstream and is now being actively considered on dozens of projects. This IStructE paper captures 15 months of research, exploration and discussion which ...
  • Our journey started two years ago, with one inspiring out-of-the-blue phone call from Emily Day, about the need for private and public sectors to get together, to align, collaborate and make a real di ...
  • Footprint+ Lessons

    Kelly Harrison, Associate Director at Whitby Wood
    It may have started as a sunny day on Tuesday, but as I raced South the weather became more and more dramatic. It continued that way throughout the week, hot, sunny and beautiful one moment, torrentia ...
  • Lord Callanan, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy will offer the opening keynote address to FOOTPRINT+ Conference at 10am, Tuesday 7t ...
  • "There is no net zero transition without an urban transition, and that urban transition requires a new partnership between cities, property and investors. Post pandemic we face stark choices and immen ...
  •   Opening keynote speech - Lord Callanan, BEIS Lord Callanan, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy will offer the opening keynote addre ...
  • Submissions for UK and international projects for five open, 15 professional, two student and one special category, launches today on Friday 29th April   Entries close on Thursday 7th July with finali ...
  • Lessons From Conservation

    10 May 2022 by Robin Dhar
    If, for example, we include the embedded carbon within old buildings that would be lost through demolition and add this to the carbon footprint associated with constructing new buildings in their plac ...
  • FOOTPRINT+ is an event that will allow every sector of the UK property industry to unite, discuss, and discover tangible methods of reducing carbon in real estate. In the wake of an underwhelming COP2 ...
What people are saying about FOOTPRINT+

What people are saying about FOOTPRINT+

  • How can all these industries work together to get the right solution? They can do this in this room at FOOTPRINT+.
    Kelly Harrison
    Associate Director Whitby Wood
  • Coming to the conference you are going to be overwhelmed by content, there are four stages, there are Think Tanks, it will keep you going all day long
    Romy Rawlings
    Commercial Director - Vestre
  • Events like this are going to set the framework for the and the calibre of the collective voices that we’ve got in this room is absolutely fundamental to the challenges ahead.
    Tomasz Romaniewicz
    Bond Bryan
  • I don’t know of anything else doing this in the UK that’s doing this all under one roof.
    Will Arnold
    Head of Climate Action, The Institution of Structural Engineers
  • The climate emergency is the biggest challenge humanity is facing. At WSP we are proud to be the catalysts of change in our industry. Now, we all need to come together to re-invent the way we design, the way we build and the way live. Footprint+ will help us do this
    Diego Padilla Philipps
    Net Zero Lead Structures, WSP
  • Everyone has an open mind. The mix of points of view creates a live dialogue for learning that I've really enjoyed
    Mike Reynolds
    Managing Director - Vattenfall Heat
  • It's the face-to-face that's been brilliant. We've all got to get on board with this... and everyone has learnt something today
    Elaine Toogood
    Director of Architecture and Sustainable Design - The Concrete Centre
  • Why should someone come here next year? Because this is the place to be
    Snigdha Jain
    Director of Sustainability - Turley
  • This event, it has got a vibe so if you want to come down its a great place to talk to people, meet people and be inspired.
    Ayo Abbas
    Marketing Strategist, Abbs Marketing
  • This exhibition is going to grow, the subject matter is the most key in our industry. If you are not here you will be left behind!
    Daniel Englender
    Managing Director, Benjamin West
  • The property sector needs confidence, the energy sector needs advocacy and as a local authority we need resource and finance, and money frankly….
    Nicola Beech
    Cabinet Member for Planning, Bristol City Council
  • On the first day we held our own fringe event and we won quite a substantial project on that night.
    Ian Waddingham
    Director, QED Structures
  • So why should somewhere come here next year? Because it is THE place to be…
    Snigdha Jain
  • This is not just about our industry, it’s about our children, their future and what we’ve done with the planet.
    Mitakshi Sirsi
    WILL + Partners
  • 50% of all of the carbon emissions that we need to reduce as we get to 2050 have to come from the built environment. It’s from buildings, it’s from construction, it’s from logistics and it’s from infrastructure. So there’s no escaping the destiny here; it has to be the built environment that takes the lead here.”
    Prof Greg Clark
  • I look forward to working with FOOTPRINT+ over the coming weeks, months and years on this most important of endeavours.
    Lord Callanan
    Minister, Dept for Business Energy & Industry Strategy
  • FOOTPRINT+ is a really important event. I’m meeting people from the investment community, property owners, property developers, construction businesses. Commit to two or three days. The location’s fantastic, with the sea view out of the window, it gives more energy to the room.
    Mike Reynolds
    Manging Director, Vattenfall Heat UK
  • FOOTPRINT+ is the premier net zero event for the built environment sector and, with our focus on ‘local’, we are delighted that it has recognised the key role that Local Government has in tackling climate change
    Nick Kilby
    CEO, Cratus 2050