Roadmap for construction industry decarbonization

Roadmap for construction industry decarbonization

Nearly 100 construction industry leaders from Europe, North America and Asia have helped set out an industry roadmap to decarbonise the construction value chain.

A new report by Shell and Deloitte entitled Decarbonising Construction: Building a Low-Carbon Future provides a value-chain assessment of the construction sector’s emissions and investigates the magnitude of emissions from ‘embodied carbon’.

Embodied carbon emissions are associated with materials, logistics and construction activities, the most challenging aspects of construction to decarbonise, which together accounted for more than 16% of global CO2 emissions in 2020 – equivalent to five times a major sector like aviation.

Read more from Steel Times International

Date posted 28/03/2023


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