02 Jun '17, 11am

The Global #greenbuilding movement: United on fighting #climatechange

The World Green Building Council, its global network of Green Building Councils in 75 countries, and their 32,000 member companies will stand united in our efforts to fight climate change through green building – in the wake of yesterday’s announcement that the US will withdraw from the groundbreaking Paris Agreement. WorldGBC and our wider global green building movement played a critical role at the COP21 climate change conference where the Paris Agreement was forged. We were a coordinating partner for the first ever “Buildings Day”; we are a key member of UNEP’s Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction , which was established at the summit; and we continue to work with our Green Building Councils and their corporate members to ensure that the building sector will do everything it can to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement. And despite the withdrawal of the US f...

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