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Discover the science-based sustainability framework of BREEAM Communities and integrate sustainable design in new regeneration projects.

About BREEAM Communities

The BREEAM Communities standard provides a framework to support planners, local authorities, developers and investors to integrate and assess sustainable design in the masterplanning of new communities and regeneration projects. 

BREEAM supports solutions to reduce ,carbon emissions to net zero, improve whole life performance, manage health and social impacts, boost circularity, resilience and biodiversity, and support disclosures and reporting. To discuss your requirements with one of our experts.

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About BREEAM Communities

The sustainability framework is underpinned by credible science, allowing the assessment process to identify valuable insights on the asset’s performance. The internationally recognised and third-party certification provides assurance and validation of the data collated throughout the assessment. 

 

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Benefits of BREEAM Communities

Benefits of BREEAM Communities

The BREEAM Communities standard benefits planners, local authorities, developers, investors and local communities by:

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Supporting routes to net zero

Supporting routes to net zero

Contributing to environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals

Contributing to environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals
Reducing costs

Reducing costs

Mitigating environmental impact

Mitigating environmental impact
Enhancing economic and social value

Enhancing economic and social value

Providing one assessment for multiple sustainability outcomes

Providing one assessment for multiple sustainability outcomes
Supporting disclosures and reporting requirements

Supporting disclosures and reporting requirements

Providing independent, third-party assurance on asset performance and sustainability

Providing independent, third-party assurance on asset performance and sustainability
Supporting the planning process in sustainable decision making

Supporting the planning process in sustainable decision making

Register to download the BREEAM Communities technical manual

Register to download the BREEAM Communities technical manual

Download BREEAM Communities technical manual
Register to download the BREEAM Communities technical manual

National Scheme Operators

National Scheme Operators

The BREEAM Communities standard can be used anywhere in the world, with the exception of the following territories where our partners, BREEAM National Scheme Operators (NSOs), operate locally adapted Communities standards:

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Netherlands

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Spain

BREEAM ES

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