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Presentation - 2022 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction


The 2022 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction (2022 Buildings-GSR) provides a global snapshot on progress of the buildings and construction sector and reviews the status of policies, finance, technologies, and solutions in the sector during the past year. The 2022 edition includes the analysis of the disruptions and challenges facing the buildings sector in 2022, a further development of the Global Building Carbon Tracker, updates on building codes and building decarbonisation in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), the status of investment in building energy efficiency, as well as a regional focus (Africa) and a topical focus (building materials).

On 18 January 2023, 8:00-8:45 AM CET, the GlobalABC Secretariat and some of the main authors of the 2022 Buildings-GSR will present online the key findings from the report, including an overview, the topical focus (materials), the Global Buildings Tracker and the regional focus (Africa). The session is organized by RICS in partnership with UNEP/GlobalABC, in the framework of the World Built Environment Forum (WBEF) Week 2023. It will be livestreamed

Speakers include: 

  • Nora Steurer, Programme Management Officer, Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC)/UNEP (moderator)
  • Insaf Ben Othmane Hamrouni, General secretary of Tunisia Green Building Council
  • Oliver Rapf, Executive Director, Buildings Performance Institute Europe
  • Mae-ling Lokko, Assistant Professor, Yale University School of Architecture/Yale Center for Ecosystems in Architecture (pre-recording)

Learn more about the WBEF Week hereregister for free, and download the full programme now.