Buildings and construction account for 39% of energy related CO2 emissions. Therefore, we accelerate action to deliver on the ambition of the Paris Agreement, by eliminating the buildings and construction sector's emissions by 2050.
The World Green Building Council’s pioneering report demands radical cross-sector coordination to revolutionise the buildings and construction sector towards a net zero future, and tackle embodied carbon emissions.
WorldGBC's 'Bringing Embodied Carbon Upfront' report demands radical cross-sector coordination to revolutionise the buildings and construction sector towards a net zero future, and tackle embodied carbon emissions.
Blog - Australia steps up to the challenge to decarbonise
Following WorldGBC's call to action on embodied carbon in September 2019, Australia’s leading organisations didn’t hesitate to endorse it. Find out how GBCA is driving momentum to recognise the importance of upfront and embodied carbon.
WorldGBC takes a closer look at the iconic building 'Bosco Verticale' in Milan, Italy to explore the benefits of its sustainability features and how it dealt with the challenge of considering whole lifecycle emissions, both operational and embodied.
Blog - Will a common vision for the global building sector make the world more sustainable?
A roadmap for the building and construction sector in Norway to achieve a common vision of zero emissions and a full circular economy in 2050 has sparked action to address both operational and embodied carbon emissions from buildings.
At a time of crucial climate focus, how is the construction industry taking united leadership action to reduce embodied carbon emissions? Volvo CE's Niklas Nillroth discusses the path to a more sustainable future.