About

Welcome to the home of #BuildingLife, our Europe Network’s groundbreaking project to galvanise climate action in the built environment through national and regional decarbonisation roadmaps. 

The project is funded by grants from IKEA Foundation, Laudes Foundation and the European Climate Foundation.

About #BuildingLife

#BuildingLife has convened ten European Green Building Councils to galvanise climate action in the built environment through national and regional decarbonisation roadmaps.

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Our Policy Work

WorldGBC is working with a range of stakeholder groups and leadership fora to drive change in European policy that tackles the whole lifecycle impact of the built environment.

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#BuildingLife National Work

10 Green Building Councils (GBCs) across Europe are working with national governments as part of #BuildingLife to spearhead the development of country-specific whole life carbon roadmaps towards net zero.

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The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment

Cities, states, regions and businesses across Europe and the world are committing to a net zero carbon building stock by 2050. Join the Commitment!

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Documents and Resources

#BuildingLife is developing a range of resources, including national and EU policy roadmaps, educational material on the use of the Level(s) Framework, open letters to policy makers and an open source database for building product Life Cycle Assessment.

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#BuildingLife events and webinars

#BuildingLife is bringing together prominent leaders in policy and industry for a series of webinars designed to stimulate discussion on how to tackle the whole lifecycle impact of the built environment.

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How to become a #BuildingLife Ambassador

#BuildingLife is recruiting prominent voices to amplify our call for policy that addresses the full lifecycle impact of the built environment. These include prominent industry leaders across the value chain, MEPs and national policymakers, trade associations and cities.

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