Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Address: Parliament Square, London 1SWP 3AD, United Kingdom


Region of Activities: Global

Type: Professional Body

Founded: 1868

Main Goals - General activities - field of expertise

RICS promotes and enforces the highest professional qualifications and standards in the development and management of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. We accredit 125,000 professionals and any individual or firm registered with RICS is subject to our quality assurance. Their expertise covers property, asset valuation and real estate management; the costing and leadership of construction projects; the development of infrastructure; and the management of natural resources, such as mining, farms and woodland. From environmental assessments and building controls to negotiating land rights in an emerging economy; if our professionals are involved the same standards and ethics apply.

Activity related to low GHG and energy consumption and resilient buildings

Energy/climate/buildings-related activities: Driving market transformation & strengthening of the business case for energy efficiency investments.