Minoro, an online platform to help accelerate the decarbonization of buildings launches

Minoro, a new online platform designed to help accelerate the decarbonization of buildings has been launched. Developed by Grimshaw in collaboration with over 20 supporting organizations including World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), RIBA, Architecture 2030, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and several national Green Building Councils from across the globe, Minoro – […]

The Hilti Group Joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Geneva, Switzerland: The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announces Hilti Group, a global leader in supplying the construction industry with innovative products, systems, software, and services, as its newest member. Hilti Group will join forces with a global network of 200 businesses committed to accelerating the transition to a more sustainable world. With a […]

The Buildings Breakthrough: Global push for near-zero emission and resilient buildings by 2030 unveiled at COP28

This press release was originally published by the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction. Dubai, 6 December 2023 — The Governments of France and Morocco, together with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), launched the Buildings Breakthrough today at COP28, which will see countries joining forces to accelerate the transformation of the sector – which accounts for 21% […]

Companies highlight integrated approaches as the new frontier for industrial decarbonization

Dubai, 29 November 2023 – In a new business brief published today by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Switch project, companies ABB, Accenture, Eaton and Schneider Electric, together with the BASE Foundation, Climate Group, Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership (GSEP) and Integrate to Zero explain how integrating decarbonization solutions presents a fast lane to net zero operations. […]

Net-zero operational carbon buildings: State of the art

We are seeing increasing demand for net-zero emissions buildings – from building owners looking to align their property portfolio to corporate commitments, from tenants searching for space that meets their corporate requirements, and from investors looking to deploy sustainable finance in the property market.   Despite the increasing commitments to reducing emissions in the property sector, […]