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  • Published: Feb 27th, 2011
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Why carbon management makes business sense


Balfour Beatty has been reporting its environmental impacts for 10 years. But we’ve only recently really got to grips with understanding our wider carbon impacts.

As we all know, what gets measured gets managed. But measurement alone will not drive improvement. Up until 2008, Balfour Beatty was doing just that, reporting its UK carbon emissions but lacking a group-wide strategy and targets. Thinking about carbon was difficult for people. On joining the company that year, one of the questions I was asked was: “what does a tonne of carbon look like?”

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