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Circular Built Environment Highlights from Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Published on November 2, 2021
Latin America and the Caribbean is the most urbanized developing region, with the construction sector making a relevant contribution to the regional economy.
SBC has published regional reports on the state of play for circular built
environment in Africa, Asia, Europe, Gulf Cooperation Council countries,
Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania.
In addition to regional outlooks, a global report has been produced to summarise and compare the state of play regarding circularity in different regions. A crucial role of the reports is not only to provide a benchmark but also
recommendations on how to move forward towards a sustainable and
circular built environment. These highlights from Latin America and the Caribbean provide a deep dive on the circular built environment in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru presenting policies, key stakeholders and good practice case studies covering different life cycle stages and impact categories. Most important sustainable development
goals and indicators for circularity from the UN2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development were identified through a survey. The results are presented at Regional scale.

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