New Healthy Homes Ireland forum aims to advance greener, healthier homes

Pictured at the official launch of Healthy Homes Ireland (L to r): Marion Jammet, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Irish Green Building Council; Kevin O’Rourke, Chair, Healthy Homes Ireland; and David Gallagher, Senior Ireland Executive, Velux. Healthy Homes Ireland is a new forum that has been established to advance a greener and healthier living environment [...] Latest, Sustainability

Irish Green Building Council call for immediate, drastic action on climate change

The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) is calling on the government to take immediate, drastic action on climate change.
The call comes as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) sixth assessment report highlighting that climate change is widespread, rapid, and intensifying was released
According to the 234 scientists who authored the report, strong, rapid, and sustained reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, and reaching net-zero CO2 emissions is required to stabilize the climate.

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Sisk certified as a carbon-neutral business

John Sisk & Son has reached the first milestone in its 2030 Sustainability Roadmap by being certified as a carbon-neutral business.
Sisk achieved certification under the Achilles Carbon Reduce Programme in early 2021 by having its 2019 baseline and 2020 carbon footprint externally verified. As well as achieving a reduction in carbon emissions during 2020, Sisk has also offset their outstanding emissions through internationally verified carbon reduction projects.

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