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UN Habitat report highlights global impact of #LEED

UN Habitat recently released the report Building Sustainability Assessment and Benchmarking . Given the potential for the building sector to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Agreement and the New Urban Agenda, UN Habitat supports scientific, accurate and meaningful buildings assessment tools, such as LEED , to influence the sector’s complex stakeholders. In the context of global construction, UN Habitat finds, only a very small portion of buildings have been assessed or benchmarked, and the organization calls for more research to close the gap in green building demand, especially in low-income countries. This finding echoes the call to action from USGBC and GBCI President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam to keep building, for our community and our world. The new report provides an introduction to the field of sustainable construction, with an em...

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