The Net Positive principle acknowledges that our businesses have an impact on the environment and on society. Some of these impacts are negative, and some are positive. At the core of all these ideas is one thing: to do more good and less bad.

For companies to be Net Positive, we need to ensure that our positive impacts outweigh the negative. Is this a simple matter of mathematics? Perhaps – but it also requires organisations to reject business-as-usual to bravely and boldly challenge their business models. The built environment industry has a growing list…