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% […]

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, […]

WBCSD announces the launch of Global Circularity Protocol to accelerate the development and adoption of circular business models

Helsinki, 2 June 2023 – This week, at the World Circular Economy Forum held in Helsinki, Finland, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced the launch of the Global Circularity Protocol (GCP) development. This initiative will help drive the global effort to mainstream the circular production and consumption model.  The circular model will help […]