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 - Bringing embodied carbon upfront: spotlight on clean construction
At the start of this crucial decade for climate action, read the first blog in our series looking at the implications and challenges of transforming the built environment to be net zero across the whole lifecycle.
Blog - WorldGBC and BASE join forces to enhance sustainable cooling in buildings
In a warming world with increasing urbanization and a growing energy demand for air conditioning, Cooling as a Service is set to be a solution to scale up efficient and clean cooling systems in buildings.
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.