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% […]

Three practical Action Priorities that will help businesses unlock sustainable transformation at scale along value chains

Throughout the months leading up to Stockholm +50, WBCSD collaborated with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm+50 Secretariat in driving transformations in six global value chains following a multi stakeholder approach.

COP26: Industry calls for action from government and business to address embodied emissions in building construction

Representatives of Stora Enso, Google, Lendlease, WEB Limited Group, World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the World Green Building Council call on governments and industry to make urgent commitments to tackle climate change and achieve a net-zero society.

#BuildingToCOP26 Coalition highlights 26 climate action initiatives on Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day

Today, on Cities, Regions and Built Environment Day at COP26, business leaders and national, regional and city-level policymakers will gather to discuss the collaborative solutions that can accelerate climate action over the next decade.