Environmental issues related to buildings


BR's Environmental & Sustainability Summit - Bucharest

Awareness-raising activity, Conference, Networking event, Peer-to-peer reviews and best practices sharing event,

Business Review brings you an event that discusses environmental protection with a focus on waste management through a different approach.   For years, all actors involved - national and local authorities, packaging manufacturers, Waste...

Thailand Building Fair (THBF) 2019

Held concurrently with Thailand Lighting Fair (THLF) 2019 and Secutech Thailand 2019, the three fairs will hold hands and bring out a new direction “Smart + Energy” to industry players. Overall, the fairs are segmented into six main...

EU Green Week - Session 2.1 Innovation in implementing sustainable construction ambitions

In collaboration with WorldGBC

The EU has boldly led global action on energy efficiency in buildings. Across the region, a giant industry is mobilising to deliver a  new  generation  of nearly  zero  energy buildings from  2021.    As we  near  this  deadline,however, ...

SMARTER Finance for Families project

Improving Citizens’ Health, Comfort and Financial Well-Being by Supporting Banks, Residential Investors and Solution Providers with Green Homes and Green Mortgage programs.

The project uses comprehensive Green Homes certifications to assess and recognize top performing residential projects incorporating sustainable construction principles.    Evidence from financial and technical modeling have proven that...

Digitisation of the EU’s construction industry

The digitisation of the EU’s construction industry is an oft-overlooked area of technological development, both politically and socially. EURACTIV.com has interviewed Milena Feustel to shine a light on the sector and explore the direction...

WorldGBC pragmatic approach to EU taxonomy

Recently, WorldGBC Europe responded to a consultation from the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) on the development of the 'taxonomy' - an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities...

Report on the EMIRI Tech Talk on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings

The Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative (EMIRI) organised a “TECH TALK” event on March 7, 2019 in Brussels.   Phillipe Jacques, EMIRI Managing Director, launched the workshop by presenting the objectives of the association. He...

WorldGBC launches Air Quality in the Built Environment campaign

We spend 90% of our time indoors and it's estimated that 92% of the air in the places we live is unsafe to breathe. That’s why 30 GBCs as part of our Better Places for People global project are working to combat global air pollution from...