Eco Voice | May 4, 2022
Four of the world’s leading architecture, engineering, construction and manufacturing (AEC & M) brands: A2K Technologies, U.S. CAD The Americas, Cadline EMEA and UK and Capricot India, have formally merged to form VinZero. A global-first, the new $EU200+M entity’s mission is to build a better world by encouraging the AEC&M industries to support net zero targets through digitalisation.
According to a report published by the United Nations Environment Programme, the construction industry is the biggest contributor to climate change accounting for 38 percent of C02 emissions, 23 percent of air pollution, 40 percent of water pollution, 50 percent of landfill waste, 21 percent of the depletion of natural resources and 40 percent of energy usage in the world. VinZero wants to change this.
Rebranding the companies as VinZero APAC, VinZero EMEA, VinZero The AMERICAS and VinZero INDIA under the VinZero umbrella will see the formation of the world’s largest AEC& M global technology solutions and professional services provider with over 400 000 subscribers under management. VinZero will help the AEC & M industry reimagine the sector via the use of data and technology for more efficient, smarter and sustainable design.
By merging the industry’s four leading, trusted and known brands, the company brings together 550 employees from 32 global offices. VinZero has a thought leadership framework called Think Future, bringing together a network of cross-industry experts to help customers achieve their own technological and sustainability goals and access the latest information, trends, and insights.
In their mission to work towards net zero targets, VinZero will house world-leading technologies under one roof to bring about rapid global change. The company is challenging the industry to better leverage data and technology to reduce environmental impact and carbon emissions.
Paul Laycock, CEO, VinZero, said “As VinZero, we are passionate about facilitating our customers to navigate their digital journey to meet net zero outcomes. We believe the increased adoption of digitalisation across construction and manufacturing represents one of the largest opportunities to meet net zero obligations. We are proud to take a leadership position in the ‘Built environment’ and formally combine our strengths and experience to assist, facilitate and lead the market.”
Ryan Colker, Vice President of Innovation, International Code Council said, “The future is dependent on the decisions we make today. It is our responsibility as the designers, builders and regulators of our communities to help realise a safe, resilient and sustainable future. I am excited to participate in VinZero’s Thought Leadership framework to help realise their ‘Think Future’ vision.
VinZero’s comprehensive and global partnership portfolio will be see the company pioneer solutions and services to the AEC & M industries that support net zero targets.
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For more information, please visit: www.vinzero.com