VAT reform would promote CO2 emissions reductions, more sustainable building & cost nothing – so why the delay?

1t C02_Olafur Eliasson

A Project Compass response to the Climate and Biodiversity Emergency objectives defined in Architects Declare. (revised & updated from a Walter Menteth article 1st published in AJ: Sustainability in Practice. 28th February 2014) [i] Government for too long has been missing an enormous opportunity to incentivise investment in sustainable construction: VAT reform. This means redressing…