The construction and operation of buildings has a huge impact on resource use and the natural world and therefore, green building represents a great opportunity to positively address environmental challenges such as climate change. However buildings are fundamentaly for people. They should enhance our quality of life, whether at home or at work, or engaged in other activites – including leisure and retail. In fact, we would argue that a building is not truly “green” if it does not work for people.
This report therefore seeks to help retailers make the connections between environmental and economic performance through a more guided and considered approach – one which encourages them and others in the industru to consider economic performance through an environmental and human lens.
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