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Costain Carbon Manager scoops Energy and Carbon Leader award

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Determined efforts in the hard-to-decarbonise field of construction have been recognised by Energy Institute (EI) in awarding the prestigious Energy and Carbon Leader of the Year Award to Lara Young, Group Carbon Manager at Costain. Facing tough competition, the judges said they were ‘blown away by Lara’s sheer determination’. She has been the driving force behind establishing and implementing Costain's Climate Change Action Plan to become a net zero organisation by 2035 at the latest.

Part of the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards, EI sponsorship of the category illustrates the emphasis put on the skills needed to support the acceleration to net zero. A wealth of energy management resources are available from the EI. Find out more at

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