IStructE, based in London, UK, is the world’s largest membership organization dedicated to structural engineering. IStructE members uphold standards, share knowledge, promote structural engineering and provide a voice for the profession.

The climate emergency is the greatest threat to our planet. Structural engineers have a responsibility to help mitigate its effects by changing the way buildings and infrastructure are designed, commissioned and constructed. — IStructE

UK engineering consultancies declared a Climate and Biodiversity Emergency in 2019, recognizing the need to show leadership and drive real improvements. The Institution supports these vital efforts through its role as an international centre of knowledge, sharing information and opinion with its membership and beyond.

IStructE’s Climate Emergency Task Group has grouped guidance, training and other useful resources under six key actions which should be priorities for all structural engineering professionals.

  1. Get informed
  2. Low carbon
  3. Lean design
  4. Zero waste
  5. Influence the brief
  6. Get involved