June 7-9: Brand-Led Culture Change Virtual Event

Paul C. Hutton

Principal | Director of Regenerative Design
Cuningham

Paul Hutton, FAIA, NCARB is a LEED Fellow, and Chief Sustainability Officer at Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

Paul C. Hutton is tagged in 7 stories.
Climate Action Plans: How Do We Know If We’re Making Real Progress?
Climate Action Plans: How Do We Know If We’re Making Real Progress?

Walking the Talk / In our experience, it’s challenging to proceed from knowing your company’s emissions profile to crafting a climate action plan to reduce it. Successful companies will adopt the right mix of strategies for them — which is where the bigger challenge comes in. - 4 months ago

Why Material Is Material: Another Definition of Double Materiality
Why Material Is Material: Another Definition of Double Materiality

Product, Service & Design Innovation / What is 'material'? And how can a slight play on words help brands make more sustainable, healthier material choices in the built environment to reduce risk and benefit all stakeholders — from investors to employees and communities, to the planet? - 5 months ago

Carbon Footprint Measurement and Challenges: A Case Study
Carbon Footprint Measurement and Challenges: A Case Study

The Next Economy / Cuningham was commissioned to estimate GHG emissions for a company with $6.6B in annual sales and operations in 14 states, with 305 locations comprising more than 4M square feet. Companies’ real work begins when their GHGs are known and they can decide how to respond to newfound knowledge about their impacts. - 6 months ago

The Shift from Sustainable to Regenerative Design
The Shift from Sustainable to Regenerative Design

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The language and terms we use influence our approach to the problems we face. Switching from sustainable to regenerative design enables us to more easily leave behind strategies that are no longer equal to the challenges we face. - 1 year ago

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What’s Your Organization’s Carbon Budget?
What’s Your Organization’s Carbon Budget?

The Next Economy / The reduction in total carbon emissions due to COVID-19 just about equals the annual reduction we need to put in place over the next decade. That’s quite a challenge — and it will require us to examine every aspect of our organizations’ operations. - 1 year ago

3 Advances in Sequestering Carbon in the Built Environment
3 Advances in Sequestering Carbon in the Built Environment

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The ability to not only eliminate greenhouse gas emissions, but actually sequester carbon, would transform buildings from net negative to net positive entities. Here, we examine several approaches making this possible. - 1 year ago

Operating vs Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment: The Difference and Why It Matters
Operating vs Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment: The Difference and Why It Matters

Product, Service & Design Innovation / The tremendous work to reduce operational carbon from buildings in recent years can be seen in the rise of net-zero energy buildings. But without a comparable focus on reducing embodied carbon in construction materials, that work will not lead to the hoped-for mitigation of climate change. - 1 year ago

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