World GBC: Launch of the 2020 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction

We need to speed up the annual decarbonization of buildings by a factor of 5

World Green Building Council launches its 2020 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction, discussing current construction activities (global and regional), energy and emissions in the construction sector, impact of COVID-19 on construction, case studies in policy and practice, green building financing, net-zero efforts, the circular economy, key actions aligned with the Global Roadmap (a guideline to policy prioritization for different stakeholders), and a newly developed index that tracks decarbonization in the buildings and construction sector worldwide.