Aico, the European leader in home life safety, has been named the Net Zero Carbon Business Champion by the Building Leadership Council (CLC). As one of the first 14 companies across the UK construction supply chain to join the initiative, Aico has committed to supporting the industry change program in the sector, CO2nstruct Zero, to address the climate emergency. The CLC Business Champions Initiative provides Aico with the opportunity to demonstrate its commitment to reducing carbon emissions throughout its business operations. The goal is to achieve net zero targets in line with the nine priorities set by CLC in relation to transportation, buildings and construction activities. The Construction Leadership Council selected 14 companies to be pioneers in the initiative from all areas of the industry, including major contractors, consultants, architects, engineers, material suppliers, and specialist sub-contractors. Together, business champions will set a model for the industry in an effort to reach the net net carbon target by 2050. By working alongside CLC and other industry bodies, entrepreneurs will share best practices and be the driving force in change how the sector delivers the built environment. As part of the initiative, Aico will be required to provide evidence of how their plans align with the nine CO2nstruct Zero priorities, contribute to the CO2nstruct Zero reporting process and support other companies in the industry to develop net-zero plans. Neil Hopper, Managing Director of Aico, commented: “We are very proud of De the first member of the Electricity Distributors Association or Affiliate to become a Commercial Champion, one of the first construction supply chains in the UK. We recognize the importance of achieving net zero carbon emissions in The construction sector, and we are constantly striving to play our part in reaching this ambitious goal. At Aico, we use green practices and work closely with social housing and local authorities to help them achieve net zero. ”CLC will recruit new business champions every month, and Aico urges companies working in the industry. Build on Submission and Commitment to CO2nstruct Zero. To learn more about the Business Heroes initiative, click here.