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Clean construction: unlocking net zero

Unlocking net zero

Tarmac are calling on industry professionals to share their views on carbon reduction and net zero

TARMAC are calling on industry professionals from across the construction and infrastructure industry to take part in research aimed at providing a snapshot of views and attitudes to carbon reduction and net zero.

The company has teamed up with Infrastructure Intelligence to undertake a unique piece of research – Clean construction: unlocking net zero – which will deliver essential insights from industry decision-makers about the key challenges being faced on the journey ahead to net zero.

The way new infrastructure is delivered will have a critical role in how the UK achieves the Government’s ambitious carbon-reduction targets – but less clear is whether the strategies, skills and necessary behaviours are yet in place to seize the net-zero opportunity.

As part of a data-gathering exercise, anyone working across the sector – from clients and contractors to consultants and suppliers – is being invited to take part in a short, five-minute survey to share their views, opinions and experience.

Dr Martyn Kenny, sustainability director at Tarmac, said: ‘Against the backdrop of a growing climate emergency there is a clear opportunity for the industry to understand how the UK’s infrastructure pipeline can be successfully delivered to underpin the transition and ultimate delivery of a net-zero society.

‘As we look ahead and consider building back better and greener, it’s vital to recognize the opportunities and barriers ahead to help create an improved, resilient, low-carbon built environment for future generations. That’s why we’ve partnered with Infrastructure Intelligence to ask the sector these important questions and assess the industry’s current sentiment and understanding of the challenge ahead.

‘Whether you’re a client delivering one of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects or a supplier providing essential goods and services, we want to hear from you. We’re very grateful to anyone able to give just five minutes of their time to fill out our simple survey and are looking forward to sharing the results and insights in a few weeks’ time.’

To take part in Tarmac’s short survey, please click on the following link and follow the simple on-screen instructions: Clean Construction Survey – Tarmac

Once the survey has closed, Tarmac and Infrastructure Intelligence will be analysing the results and combining it with other data to produce a report highlighting the key findings and outcomes.

The report will provide an important snapshot of UK infrastructure, including essential insights into the current market sentiment towards net zero together with commentary and analysis on the steps the sector can take to deliver on its environmental targets.

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