We’re big believers in the idea that sustainability starts at home. Whether that’s literally – like with our award-winning Zero Carbon Smart Homes – or in everyday decision making, like the food we consume and the clothes we buy, these choices add up to create a brighter future: for us, our communities and our planet.
Verto Homes has been honoured with the Building Sustainably Award at the national Global Good Awards 2018.
Despite being delivered in a pressurized, Brexitian climate, in his Autumn Budget, the Chancellor Philip Hammond managed to deliver some notable good news to the masses and, particularly, the property sector. Here’s what the Autumn Budget means for property and sustainability:
It’s a valiant double victory for team Verto as Verto Homes snags two top awards at the prestigious UK Property Awards 2017 last Friday night in Central London: Best Residential Development Cornwall for Island Reach and Best Developer Website for the Verto Homes website.
First famous for its infuriating flat-pack model, Swedish furniture giant Ikea may eclipse this reputation with a new, and altogether nobler identity. Ikea has this month made international headlines with the news that it now owns more wind turbines than it does stores, a move that takes the group significantly closer to its goal of being entirely energy independent by 2020.
It’s not all doom and gloom: despite recent news suggesting the world’s superpowers aren’t prioritising combatting climate change, China is in the process of building the first ‘forest city’ to fight air pollution. It will host 40,000 trees and 30,000 people, absorbing almost 10,000 tons of CO2 annually. It’s just one of the many sustainable developments China is currently pursuing – stay up to date with our Instagram for more.