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About Green Building

Find out what makes a green building green and how it factors into national and global climate aspirations.



Green buildings and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal call to action to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change. Buildings are not only an inanimate structure – they embody both the physicality and the process by which they are created. Hence, green buildings present an opportunity on a greater scale to not only save resources and reduce carbon emissions but to educate, create jobs, strengthen communities, improve health and wellbeing, and much more.

Read more: https://www.worldgbc.org/green-building-sustainable-development-goals