04 Oct '17, 8am

Find out how ROCKWOOL is driving ambition on net zero through innovation

It’s an attention-grabbing statistic that buildings are responsible for around 30 per cent of global carbon emissions. If we continue to build and consume the way we are today, average global temperatures are set to rise above 2 degrees Celsius – the goal scientists agree that would safely limit climate change. Beyond this, the effects would severely impact living conditions, especially among more vulnerable households such as low-income families, the elderly and people living with illnesses. Our existing buildings are simply not designed to withstand this extreme change in external environment, and it would affect quality of life including health, cost of living, and levels of comfort. But as our CEO Jens Birgersson acknowledges, the potential for carbon savings in our buildings is “immense”. If we are to reach the ambitious targets of the Paris Agreement, we must increas...

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