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05 Jul 2017
Urbanisation is placing increasing demands on our most precious commodity: water. What can we do to staunch the flow before it runs out?
Dave Ramsey, 19 Jun 2017
We're committed to developing a suite of data standards to help the digital world interact with data that represents information created by its professionals. We need your help.
05 Jun 2017
Will the policies of President Donald Trump derail the sector’s efforts to avoid catastrophic climate change? We hear three expert viewpoints.
10 Jul 2017
Real estate and construction industry leaders convene in Havana to discuss the new opportunities in the region.
Ursula Hartenberger, 25 Oct 2016
COP22, which will be held between 7–18 November in Marrakech, will once again play host to Buildings Day (10 November), and this time it's all about showing progress.
06 Apr 2017
To operate successfully, multinational companies are no longer just about profits; society demands they are transparent, ethical and, above all, responsible. Sustainability is a key consideration for many of these companies, not just because of their corporate responsibility remit, but also because making buildings more efficient makes for better business.
Our sector is complex. It has many stakeholders with different interests and needs and we often find that there is disconnect between delivery and operation as developers may not have a direct connection with end-users. This fragmentation is a problem.
21 May 2015
In our recently launched report entitled “Futures: Our Changing World,” one of the areas we focus on is how to win the war for talent in today’s environment and looking ahead at what’s to come.
James Kavanagh MRICS, 19 Mar 2017
There can be no denying that climate change is real. Perhaps for those of us lucky enough to live in geographies that have avoided some of its more devastating impacts it can seem abstract, but for those parts of the world least able to deal with the effects, the consequences have been disastrous.
12 Jan 2016
Carmel Haynes, Member Services Manager for the Caribbean and Florida, describes how RICS involvement in global initiatives is translating at a Chapter level in the region.
29 Jan 2015
RICS Tri-State Chapter sponsors January 15 event in Manhattan.
31 Oct 2016
The 21st Conference to the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change — or COP21 for short — was held in Paris last December. It hosted the historic signing of the "Paris Agreement", which, for the first time, saw all nations commit to address the effects of climate change.
25 Oct 2016
As stakeholder feedback and numerous studies have shown, Measurable, Reportable and Verifiable (MRV) information is pivotal to accelerating energy-efficiency in the construction and real estate and sector.
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