New adaptation resources for the built environment

Innovate UK (formerly known as the Technology Strategy Board), has published a new report on adapting buildings to climate change.¬†Based on evidence from Innovate’s Design for Future Climate programme ‘The business case for adapting buildings to climate change: Niche or mainstream?’ is aimed at those working in building design, construction and associated policy and regulatory areas. Case study factsheets and detailed reports for the featured projects are available from the ARCC network website.

Innovate UK has also launched a new online planning tool for business. Horizons provides a route to incorporating environmental and social factors into business planning. Horizons provides a step-by-step process, with objective-setting, 31 topic cards to select (including climate change), case studies to investigate and questions to stimulate discussion.