Built Environment Sustainability Tool

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The Built Environment Sustainability Tool (BEST) is a methodology and tool that aims to support sustainability performance improvement in urban areas and human settlements. It provides a structured way of assessing sustainability in urban areas and developing...

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Circular Built Environments in Africa

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This report provides a brief overview of the state of play of the circular built environment in Africa in 2020. The overview sets out characteristics of the sector and explores ways these can be enhanced through circular economy approaches.
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Buyer Groups SPP

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15 Buyer Groups were initiated in 2020 as a follow up of the Green Deal Circular Procurement (2013-2020). The Green Deal's success was the focus on practioner's and learning by doing: do a pilot and share knowledge. The Buyer Groups are a next step in changin...

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Digital reuse marketplace

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From our circular economy projects, we realise the limitations on the industry due to a lack of information, both regarding value and also a lack of an established market place for used materials. BAM have therefore commissioned IBM to co-develop a ‘Circular...

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EDGE Green Buildings Market Transformation Program

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An innovation of IFC, EDGE (“Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies”) is an online platform, a green building standard and a certification system for over 140 countries. The EDGE application helps to determine the most cost-effective options for des...

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

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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...

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Multi-agency support to UNCTs in mainstreaming resource...

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The specific objective of this joint programme proposal is to equip UN country teams with the necessary tools and information to: ● Support governments in transforming their buildings and construction sector in a resource efficient, low carbon and climate...

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Building Materials Environmental Guide (BMEG)

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Building Materials Environmental Guide (BMEG) is a periodically updated guideline to help construction industry professionals (engineers, architects, procurement officers, and technical officers) to understand the environmental and social impacts of common bui...

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A Holistic View for Integrating Sustainability...

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Emerging economies in Asia and Latin America face rapid urbanization and city building in the next few decades. The existing work force and the next generation of built environment graduates play a significant role in lowering carbon emissions as a result of rapid building and infrastructure now and in the future. A range of disciplines comprises the built environment professions, and these disciplines need to work collaboratively to optimize design, construction and operational impacts.
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