How leaders can fight climate change in construction

Buildings are responsible for almost 40% of global carbon dioxide emissions. Here’s how construction industry leaders can make a change.

Mark de Wolf

December 1, 2021

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  • Buildings generate nearly 40% of greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Cities are major contributors to climate change, with more than half the world’s population residing in them.

  • Construction leaders can help mitigate climate change through cross-industry collaboration, achieving total carbon management, and embedding digital practices to improve energy efficiency in all built structures.

How leaders can fight climate change in construction infographic

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Mark de Wolf

About Mark de Wolf

Mark de Wolf is a freelance journalist and award-winning copywriter specializing in technology stories. Born in Toronto. Made in London. Based in Zürich. Reach him at

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