Mission Possible: Built Environment

The utopia that is the smart city - where data is used to manage assets and resources efficiently - has been on the agenda for over a decade. But it's only now, with developments in IoT, AI and other technological advances, that it has moved from possibility to reality.

At edie Live we will show you how to understand how you can capitalise on the smart-city transition to achieve a sustainable future for the built environment. This is Mission Possible.

Built Environment News

  • Ikea, Landsec, Heathrow Airport and PepsiCo were among the big winners of edie's 2019 Sustainability Leaders Awards, announced at an awards ceremony in London on Wednesday evening (6 February).
  • As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.

  • With Google announcing a new £19m fund for businesses using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to address environmental and social issues, edie looks at nine projects that have already delivered notable benefits for business.
  • GO Outdoors, the UKs largest outdoor store, has contracted the installation of EcoCooling evaporative cooling equipment in another 9 of its stores. Working with installer Celsius Design, the contract was awarded based on the success of existing ECP equipment in 13 sites across the UK. 
  • The second in our brand-new sector insight report series provides an in-depth exploration of the steps that sustainability and energy professionals within Britain's retail industry can take to achieve a sustainable future, today.
  • From Aston Martin’s £50m investment in its Welsh electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing facility, to a new range of outdoor clothing made from littered plastic bottles, each of these projects and initiatives are empowering businesses and governments to achieve a sustainable future, today.


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