Climate change: key themes to help deliver sustainable construction

The built environment is changing and as it changes, this white paper by Zurich Municipal (opens new window) highlights we must create resilient futures for people and communities as well as meet zero carbon goals.

Discussions about sustainability in the area of development and construction are often focused on the decarbonisation of buildings, particularly residential housing stock.

There is often increased attention on the methods and materials that can be used to improve the energy performance of existing buildings and on the need to reach net zero construction targets.