SBT4buildings: Science-based targets for the building...

picto-initiative

The SBT4buildings project provides solutions for companies of the building and construction who want to set carbon reduction targets in line with their own ambitions and Science-based Targets initiative (SBTi) requirements, working to decarbonize the entire va...

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

EDGE: An online platform, a green building standard...

picto-initiative

To help companies mainstream green buildings in emerging markets, IFC has developed EDGE, an online platform (www.EDGEBUILDINGS.com) that allows design teams to estimate the efficiency of a building by using practical solutions. The aim is to set a metrics-dri...

Prashant Kapoor, Green Business Certification Inc, ThinkStep/SGS
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Synergy Zones

picto-initiative

Small groups of diverse buildings can provide opportunities for system synergies that will reduce GHG emissions. We refer to such a group of buildings as a Synergy Zones. The system includes on-site renewable energy, energy storage, DC distribution and equipme...

iiSBE
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

One Click LCA

picto-initiative

One Click LCA is the Building Life Cycle Metrics software that allows you to calculate Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing, Carbon footprint and other environmental impacts in a matter of minutes thanks to ease of use and advanced automation. One Click L...

Bionova Ltd
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Building Passport - concept and good practice example...

picto-initiative

A ‘Building Passport’ is which essentially a data platform that will host all building related data from the design through to the demolition stage. It will provide all market stakeholders, including financing institutions, investors, insurers, policymaker...

RICS
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

International Survey on GHG Emissions in the Built...

picto-initiative

In late 2015 iiSBE launched an international pilot survey project to identify useful approaches for reducing GHG emissions in the built environment. The pilot survey was sent out to a group of contacts and provided a good set of responses (see attached documen...

Ruben Paul Borg
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

SBT4buildings: A framework for carbon emissions...

picto-resource
Discussion paper for companies of the building and construction sector who want to set science-based targets for their own operations while supporting the reduction of full life-cycle carbon emissions of buildings.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

10YFP SBC Flagship "Energy Efficiency in Buildings...

picto-initiative

EEB Amplify is a global business-led initiative on reducing energy consumption in buildings in metropolitan areas. It brings together local building stakeholders to provide solutions to market barriers relating to: 1. Lack of awareness on the benefits of energ...

World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

The Embodied Carbon Review

picto-initiative

"The Embodied Carbon Review – Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally" reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction materials, is addressed in certifications and regulations glo...

Bionova Ltd
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

One Planet Living framework

picto-initiative

Bioregional created the One Planet Living framework in 2002 to drive and communicate about transformational sustainability across the globe. The framework consists of ten easily understood principles including 'health and happiness' and 'zero carbon energy', b...

Bioregional
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction...

picto-initiative

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction is a voluntary partnership of national and local governments, inter-governmental organisations, businesses, associations, networks and think thanks committed to a common vision: “A zero-emission, efficient a...

Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC)
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Conference series

picto-initiative

The Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) series of conferences began in 2000, operates on a three-year cycle and now includes five international organizations as co-owners: CIB, iiSBE, UN Environment, GABC and FIDIC. The SBE series operates on a 3-year cycle a...

Nils Larsson, coordinator on behalf of SBE partners, Luis Bragan├ža
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Plan B for adaptation and rapid GHG reduction in the...

picto-initiative

Key industry and government leaders have hesitated too long to implement adequate long-term mitigation measures. Measures that have been implemented tend to be of the no-regrets and painless variety, so these will not be sufficient to make the major and rapid...

Nils Larsson
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction