Your lawyers since 1722

88 assets
183,425 m2 total floor area
8,993 tCO2e annual portfolio carbon emissions

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants, and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Their success is founded on understanding clients’ needs, combined with the application of leading-edge technology and proven management excellence. Arup’s aim is to achieve excellence in all they do.


Member of Australia, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Poland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Türkiye, UK, US Green Building Councils

16,556 employees

Joined in 2020, Signatory of WLC Commitment

1. Commit

Commit to net zero by 2030 for corporate operations, including buildings, and maximum reductions of embodied carbon for any new developments or major renovations under direct control. Reduce total corporate GHG emissions, including buildings, 30% by 2025 from a 2018 base year.

2. Disclose

Disclose scope 1 and 2 operational carbon emissions and performance gaps in annual report. Disclose whole life carbon emissions through acceptable standards.

3. Act

Use 100% renewable electricity by 2023 and improve portfolio’s building performance through energy efficiency measures. Achieve maximum emissions reductions throughout the lifecycle of any new developments or major renovations,  compensating for any residual emissions. Read Arup’s net zero carbon strategy here.

4. Verify

Integrate carbon reduction plans through ARUP’s Environment Policy and Arup Environmental Management Systems certified to ISO14001, verifying energy consumption and whole life carbon emissions data via an independent third party.

5. Advocate

Arup have committed to undertaking whole lifecycle carbon assessments for all its buildings projects – new or retrofit, ensuring projects prioritise decarbonisation and adaptation to climate change. Use key principles guided approach to projects, collaboration with clients, and investments.

Further information

Arup commits to whole lifecycle carbon assessments for buildings
Net Zero Carbon Buildings: Where do we stand?
Net Zero Carbon Buildings: Three steps to take now?
Resilient, net zero cities
Five minute guide to net zero energy in buildings
Transforming Existing Hotels to Net Zero Carbon
Net zero carbon healthcare
Reduce, Restore, Remove: a call to action

Commitment Partner Initiatives

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